Whole Woman's Health: Justice Thomas Exposes the Court's Corrupt Abortion Jurisprudence

Monday's decision in Whole Woman's Health v. Texas demonstrates that the U.S. Supreme Court, as currently constituted, is committed to uphold the right to abortion, no matter what.  Even though the Court's 1973 decision in Roe v. Wade had determined that a state has a "legitimate interest" in seeing that an abortion "is performed under circumstances that insure maximum safety for the patient," those have proved to be just empty words.  In a 1992 decision in Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey, the Court crafted an "undue burden" test to determine whether health restrictions have the "purpose or effect of presenting a substantial obstacle to a woman seeking an abortion."  As with all such balancing tests invented by the Court, this test has allowed the justices to reach whatever decision they personally prefer.  In this case, the personal preferences of the justices was, again, revealed to...(Read Full Article)

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