Is Elena Smiling?

“We add that, when directly asked at oral argument whether Texas knew of a single instance in which the new requirement would have helped even one woman obtain better treatment, Texas admitted that there was no evidence in the record of such a case.”

Whole Women’s Health v. Hellerstedt, No 15-274, p. 28 (Breyer, J.)

Not “did it?”, but “could it have?”, and the answer is No.

As the Washington Post put it: Supreme Court rules against Texas and for science in abortion case

 

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