(RedState) As RedState reported yesterday afternoon, a Texas law that bans abortions after a heartbeat is detected (typically after 6-8 weeks) has officially gone into effect. That left pro-abortion advocates reeling and lashing out over their sacred sacrament being curtailed.
But there was one last hope to try to stop the law — the Supreme Court.
Fortunately, that hope has been dashed, at least for the time being. The nation’s highest court ruled last night that they would not block the Texas abortion law, allowing it to proceed as other litigation efforts take place.
John Roberts, ever the judicial coward, voted with the liberals to block the law, though, he then signaled he would not block enforcement by another party. His fence-straddling has become the thing of legends at this point. (Read More)