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Afternoon round-up: Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt

This morning the Court issued a five-to-three opinion in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, striking down as unconstitutional two provisions of a Texas law regulating abortions in that state.  Lyle Denniston covered the ruling for this blog. Other early coverage comes from Camila Domonoske of NPR; Pete Williams of NBC News; Sarah Ferris of The Hill; Ariane de Vogue, Tal Kopan, and Dan Berman of CNN; Adam Liptak of The New York Times, as well as Manny Fernandez and Abby Goodnough and Ford Fessenden; Lawrence Hurley of Reuters; Richard Wolf of USA Today; Jess Bravin of The Wall Street Journal, as well as Siobhan Hughes; Robert Barnes and Mark Berman of The Washington Post, as well as Kim Soffen.  Other coverage from The Post comes from Ariana Eunjung Cha, Denise Lu and Sandhya Somashekhar, who examine abortion regulations around the country, and Danielle Paquette, who discusses Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s concurrence.  Still more coverage comes from David G. Savage of the Los Angeles Times; Mark Sherman of the Associated Press; Chris Geidner of BuzzFeed; Jennifer Haberkorn of Politico; Greg Stohr of Bloomberg; Cristian Farias of The Huffington Post, as well as Laura Bassett; Debra Cassens Weiss of ABA Journal; Daniel Fisher of Forbes; Tony Mauro and Marcia Coyle for; Mark Joseph Stern of Slate; Ed Kilgore for NY Mag; Caitlin MacNeal for TPM; Julie Rovner for NPR; and Bill Mears and Shannon Bream of Fox News.

Early commentary comes from Dan Schnur for The Wall Street Journal; Dahlia Lithwick of Slate; Sarah Kliff and Sarah Frostenson of Vox, as well as German Lopez, more from Sarah Kliff, and Emily Crockett; Emma Green for The Atlantic; Claire Lampen for Mic; Steven Ertelt for LifeNews; Leslie Griffin for Hamilton and Griffin on Rights; Tara Culp-Ressler of ThinkProgress, as well as Ian Millhiser (who has a second post here); Michael Bobelian of Forbes; Olga Khazan for The Atlantic, as well as Matt Ford; Ruthann Robson for Constitutional Law Prof Blog; David Badash for The New Civil Rights Movement; Hannah Levintova of Mother Jones; Alex Shephard for New Republic; Walter Dellinger for Slate, as well as Mark Joseph Stern and Christina Cauterucci; Paul Waldman of The Washington Post; Breanna Edwards for The Root; Philip Bump for The Fix; Amanda Marcotte for Salon; and Miriam Zoila Perez for ColorLines.

Recommended Citation: Molly Runkle, Afternoon round-up: Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, SCOTUSblog (Jun. 27, 2016, 5:32 PM),