SCOTUS Hellerstedt ruling an anti-woman affront to common sense

Focus on the Family’s legal expert on Cradle My Heart Radio week of July 31

Bruce Hausknecht, J. D.

Bruce Hausknecht, J. D.

It’s been a month since the Supreme Court ruled that legislation duly passed by the State of Texas was unconstitutional. But what really happened when SCOTUS threw out Texas abortion safety standards?

Focus on the Family issued this statement from judicial analyst Bruce Hausknecht:

“The Supreme Court rejected… commonsense regulations prompted by ghastly history of Kermit Gosnell’s abortion activities. Making all surgery as safe as possible for women is common sense and pro-woman.”

He went on to characterize the ruling as an “affront to common sense” which “potentially places women in danger.”

Join us as we discuss the ruling with Hausknecht this week on Cradle My Heart Radio. And we’ll explore a new development in the story: how abortion rights advocates led by one “abortion research megadonor” forced the justices’ hands according to Mother Jones magazine.

From his bio:

Bruce Hausknecht, J.D., is an attorney who serves as Focus on the Family’s judicial analyst. He is responsible for research and analysis of legal and judicial issues related to Christians and the institution of the family, including First Amendment freedom of religion and free speech issues, judicial activism, marriage, homosexuality and pro-life matters. He also tracks legislation and laws affecting these issues. Hausknecht regularly provides legal analysis and commentary for top media outlets including CNN, ABC News, NBC News, CBS Radio, The New York Times, the Chicago Tribune, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, the Associated Press, the Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal and the Boston Globe. He earned a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Illinois and his J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law.

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