A federal appeals court in Arkansas on Friday overturned the lower court’s blockade of state abortion laws on the grounds that Chief Justice John Roberts made an opinion in the Supreme Court’s June case, which rejected Louisiana’s restrictions. Abortion laws.
The three judges of the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals stated in the ruling that their decision to allow Arkansas to restore certain restrictions on abortion was based on “the independent opinion of Chief Justice Roberts in June Medical.”
When Roberts supported the liberal justice of the court in the 5-4 judgment, he expressed his consent, saying that his vote followed the result of the previous ruling.
Roberts writes: “In the absence of special circumstances, the legal doctrine of gaze decision-making requires us to treat cases as if we were to treat them.”
The Arkansas judge noted that Roberts believed that “the state and federal legislatures [have] According to this decision, broad discretion to pass legislation in areas with medical and scientific uncertainty.
The law blocked by a certain area will be restored to effect within 21 days from August 28. These laws include restrictions on the most commonly used procedures for abortion in the second trimester, and a law that allows women’s husbands to have abortions to sue doctors to stop abortions.