For Immediate Release June 29, 2020 Contact: Shaun Marie 518-356-7882 www.cpnys.org @cpnys
Statement by State Chairman Gerard Kassar on Today’s Supreme Court Ruling: Another Disappointment for Pro-Life Americans
Brooklyn, NY – The Pro-Life Americans have been dealt another blow due to Chief Justice Roberts siding with those who chose not to protect the life of an unborn child when it struck down the Louisiana Law that sought to require doctors who provide abortions to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of their clinic. Challengers to the proposed law argued that it would limit the state to just one abortion provider at a single clinic.
Justice Roberts wrote in his concurring majority opinion that, “The Louisiana law imposes a burden on access to abortion just as severe as that imposed by the Texas law, for the same reasons. Therefore, Louisiana’s law cannot stand under our precedents.”
Justice Roberts failed to acknowledge that some precedents of the United States Supreme Court were wrong.
We agree with Justice Clarence Thomas who wrote in his dissent that, “Today a majority of the Court perpetuates its ill-founded abortion jurisprudence by enjoining a perfectly legitimate state law and doing so without jurisdiction.”
The Conservative Party of New York State will continue to advocate that life begins at conception and needs to be protected every moment of development until this precious life is safely delivered.
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