U.S. Supreme Court (unanimously) overturns abortion clinic buffer citing First Amendment

Supreme Court Ruling/Opinion: U.S. Supreme Court (unanimously) overturns Massachusetts law establishing a buffer zone around abortion facilities, citing violation of First Amendment rights on a public way (sidewalk).

U.S. Constitution, Amendment I “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press, or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.”

 

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