Rubio Voices Disapproval of Supreme Court’s Abortion Decision
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Rubio Voices Disapproval of Supreme Court’s Abortion Decision

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Florida Senator Marco Rubio (R) has released a statement in response to the Supreme Court’s decision regarding June Medical Services, LLC v. Gee, which is a case that was challenged regarding Louisiana’s abortion law, the Unsafe Abortion Protection Act.

The legislation required physicians performing abortions to have admitting privileges, the ability to directly admit a patient into the hospital when emergencies arise in cases that are within thirty miles of the facility where the abortion was performed. According to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, they upheld the law. And, at the beginning of the year, the Florida lawmaker joined over 200 of his colleagues in Congress to file an amicus brief supporting the law.

In a statement, Senator Rubio voiced his disapproval of the decision, saying that “today’s troubling decision is another recent ruling that veers sharply from the Founders’ intention of the role of the Judiciary: to interpret the law as it is written.” Rubio expressed that “the Left’s dangerous, continued assault on the right to life and a sympathetic judiciary content to legislate from the bench is a stain on our nation’s history.”

He concluded by assuring that he “will continue to do everything I can to protect the fundamental right to life for every person – person or unborn.”

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Daniel Molina

Daniel Molina was the Opinion Editor of his high school’s newspaper, and he was also Editor-in-Chief of Miami Dade College’s Urbana literary and arts magazine wherein he also won the 2013 FCSAA Best Fiction Story in the State of Florida Award. He’s currently pursuing his Bachelor’s in English Literature. Hobbies in his free time include reading, writing and watching films and basketball.