Supreme Court blocks Louisiana abortion law as John Roberts joins liberal justices in 5-4 ruling


#TIA – Depending on the side you’re on, the chief justice is the heel or hero of the latest major ruling on abortion.

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday blocked Louisiana from enforcing a law that women’s groups said would leave only a single doctor legally allowed to perform abortions in the state.

By a 5-4 vote, the court said the restrictions must remain on hold while challengers appeal a lower court decision in favor of the law. Chief Justice John Roberts voted with the court’s liberal members.

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