Once More Unto the Breach

SCOTUS Blog | Published on September 16, 2013

By Carter Snead

Consistent with its ruling in favor of the federal partial-birth abortion law, the Supreme Court should rule that an Oklahoma law that prohibits the non-FDA-approved use of abortion-inducing drugs is valid.

The Constitutionality of Protecting Unborn Babies at 20 Weeks

Public Discourse | Published on July 9, 2013

By Carter Snead

State legislation that would generally prohibit abortion of unborn babies who are capable of experiencing pain is constitutionally permissible.

Planned Parenthood’s Hostages

The Wall Street Journal | Published on

By Carter Snead and Robert P. George

Breast-cancer victims are only the latest hostages taken by Planned Parenthood. Unless the organization is finally held to account, they will surely not be the last.

Technology and the Constitution

The New Atlantis, Spring 2004 | Published on

By Carter Snead

How does technological progress affect the way judges interpret the law? This question is especially significant for those who believe the Constitution should be construed according to its original meaning. O. Carter Snead examines three different crises that technology creates for judicial interpretation—crises of application, crises of premises, and crises of meaning.

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