High Court Upholds Ban on Abortion Procedure The Supreme Court votes to uphold a nationwide ban on a controversial abortion procedure. In a 5-4 ruling, the court determined that the Partial Birth Abortion Ban Act of 2003 did not violate a woman's right to an abortion.
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High Court Upholds Ban on Abortion Procedure

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High Court Upholds Ban on Abortion Procedure

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High Court Upholds Ban on Abortion Procedure

High Court Upholds Ban on Abortion Procedure

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The Supreme Court votes to uphold a nationwide ban on a controversial abortion procedure. In a 5-4 ruling, the court determined that the Partial Birth Abortion Ban Act of 2003 did not violate a woman's right to an abortion. Slate legal analyst Dahlia Lithwick talks about the landmark decision.