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Senator Markey on Abortion Clinics Ruling

Senator Edward Markey (D-MA) responded to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that day striking down a Massachusetts law that created buffer zones around… read more

Senator Edward Markey (D-MA) responded to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that day striking down a Massachusetts law that created buffer zones around abortion clinics. Writing for a unanimous majority, Chief Justice John Roberts said that while states can pass laws to ensure access to clinics, they cannot prohibit speech on public streets and sidewalks. Senator Markey criticized the decision for putting women “at risk simply for exercising a constitutional right.” close

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Senator Markey on Abortion Clinics Ruling

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320176-8
Category:
Senate Highlight
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Senate Highlight
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 26, 2014 | 7:54pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jun 27, 2014 | 3:33am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Jun 26, 2014 | 7:54pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 26, 2014 | 10:55pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 27, 2014 | 3:33am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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