SCOTUS abortion decision absolutely right

It's hard not to be elated by the Supreme Court's five-to-three ruling today on the Texas abortion law H.B.2.  Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said it all in her one paragraph concurring opinion. The law dictated that an abortion clinic needed the buildings, equipment and staffing for a hospital-style ambulatory surgery center and required doctors to have …

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Gomez v. Markey a study in contrasts

It's easy to think of ourselves as thoughtful deliberative voters with no single litmus issue for judging a candidate, but that theoretical criterion came up short last night in the final moments of the Senate debate between Gabriel Gomez and Ed Markey. The defining (litmus, if you will) issue for many became preserving or overturning Roe …

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