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High court strikes Massachusetts
abortion ´buffer zone´

Politico, by Jennifer Haberkorn & Natalie Villacorta

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Posted By:earlybird, 6/26/2014 6:08:43 PM

The Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously struck down a Massachusetts law that restricted speech outside abortion facilities, a decision that abortion-rights advocates decried as a threat to patient safety at clinics nationwide. The court said the state law violated the First Amendment because its “buffer zone” limited speech too broadly, covering 35 feet from the doorway of facilities and including public areas like sidewalks. Although other buffer zones typically are smaller, specifying distances such as 8 feet or 15 feet from clinics, the advocates said the court’s decision puts them in jeopardy. “If you were a betting man, you would bet

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: bpl40, 6/26/2014 6:26:22 PM     (No. 9901146)

Guns, the unborn are merely means to these Lefty s**m. Its our god given rights that they are really after.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: FormerNYer, 6/26/2014 6:47:11 PM     (No. 9901166)

Yeah because pro-life advocates are so violent. No wait, that´s leftists that are violent (see recent school shootings, the occupy movement). Threat to patient safety, my patooie.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: tyshab, 6/26/2014 7:49:09 PM     (No. 9901217)

PP wants to make sure the path to their services is wide, smoothly paved and gently sloping downward so that none who enter have to feel any guilt, shame or have time for second thoughts.

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