Thursday, September 5, 2013
The New York Times - Opinionator blog: The Next Abortion Case Is Here, by Linda Greenhouse:
Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, author of the 5-to-4 opinion in Junethat struck down the Defense of Marriage Act, may well be a hero to the gay rights community, and deservedly so. But he’s also the author of the 5-to-4 opinion that upheld the federal ban on so-called partial birth abortion back in 2007, and abortion-rights advocates have viewed with something close to dread the prospect that he could play a similarly decisive role in the Supreme Court’s next abortion case.
That case has arrived. . . .