SCOTUS to Review Order Barring Kentucky AG From Abortion Case

March 29, 2021, 1:42 PM

Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron (R) convinced the U.S. Supreme Court to hear why he should be allowed to defend a law requiring abortion providers to ensure “fetal demise” before performing a dilation and evacuation abortion.

Cameron sought review of a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit denying his motion to intervene and file a petition for full court review of the case. The appeals court affirmed a lower court ruling striking the law in June 2020.

The Sixth Circuit said Cameron’s motion came too late. Intervention usually isn’t allowed on appeal, especially once a ...

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