Supreme Court Denies Pro-Life Free Speech, OKs Laws Banning Sidewalk Counseling at Abortion Clinics

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Supreme Court Denies Pro-Life Free Speech, OKs Laws Banning Sidewalk Counseling at Abortion Clinics

Another U.S. Supreme Court decision brought more disappointing news Thursday when the justices refused to hear cases involving pro-life advocates’ freedom to speak on the public sidewalks outside abortion facilities. CBS News reports the justices decided not to consider two similar cases from Chicago and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania challenging buffer zone ordinances outside city abortion facilities.

Chicago Pro-Life Advocates Ask Court to Overturn Ordinance Limiting Free Speech Outside Abortion Clinics

The challenge to the Chicago law creating a “bubble zone” around abortion clinics moves on to federal appellate court with last week’s Thomas More Society filing in the United State Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit Court. Lawyers for the plaintiffs in Veronica Price et al. v.