Tuesday, February 21, 2006

U.S. Supreme Court will consider whether the federal Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act of 2003 is constitutional

The Associated Press article is here.

"The Supreme Court said Tuesday it will consider the constitutionality of banning a type of late-term abortion, teeing up a contentious issue for a newly-constituted court already in a state of flux over privacy rights.

The Bush administration has pressed the high court to reinstate the federal law, passed in 2003 but never put in effect because it was struck down by judges in California, Nebraska and New York. "

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