Supreme Court unanimously strikes down Massachusetts abortion buffer zone law

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Supreme Court has unanimously struck down a Massachusetts law establishing a buffer zone around abortion facilities. The justices’ 9-0 ruling in McCullen v. Coakley reverses the First Circuit Court of Appeals decision upholding the law, which barred sidewalk counselors from setting foot within 35 feet of abortion facilities statewide. Eleanor McCullen – a 77-year-old grandmother who says she has spent more than $50,000 of … Continue reading Supreme Court unanimously strikes down Massachusetts abortion buffer zone law