Page 2 of 2 Previous

Continued: Roe vs. Wade not in jeopardy, say constitutional law experts

  • Article by: ERIC BLACK , Star Tribune
  • Last update: April 18, 2007 - 9:32 PM

Paulsen agreed. And he agreed that Kennedy is heavily invested in his previous votes to uphold the fundamental ruling in Roe. "I can't see him going against that," he said.

But, Paulsen added, the language used by Kennedy to describe particular procedures suggested to him that "the pro-life movement's strategy ... has moved Kennedy to see what abortion entails."The first twenty-some pages of the decision are a graphic, stomach-turning account of abortion procedures," Paulsen said. "These things are weighing on Justice Kennedy, and he is seeing the abortion issue more graphically and less abstractly and theoretically than he had 15 years ago."

Eric Black • 612-673-7294

Eric Black • eblack@startribune.com

  • get related content delivered to your inbox

  • manage my email subscriptions

ADVERTISEMENT

Connect with twitterConnect with facebookConnect with Google+Connect with PinterestConnect with PinterestConnect with RssfeedConnect with email newsletters

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

 
Close