The big news coming out of the Supreme Court on abortion had as much or more to do with a decision that they let stand as much as the decision that they overturned.
The Court decided not to take up the question on appeal of an Indiana law that made abortion illegal if it were sought merely for reasons of sex selection or disability.
We should pay very close attention to the brilliant concurring opinion of Justice Thomas.
He made very clear that this issue will be back.
In his words, “The Court’s decision to allow further percolation should not be interpreted as agreement with the decisions. Enshrining a constitutional right to an abortion based solely on the race, sex, or disability of an unborn child, would constitutionalize the views of the 20th-century eugenics movement.”
In other words, Justice Thomas said, “The issue will come back to the court. It must come back to the court.”Read More »