Due Process Where Art Thou?

Well someone had to do it, so I guess it will be me. Yesterday, the Supreme Court, in Gonzales v. Carhart upheld Congress’ 2003 ban on “partial birth abortions.” Text of the Opinion. No doubt, there will be reams of commentary on this decision from every possible angle. I would like to focus on one small part of the decision in this posting because I think it has broader implications regarding permissable legislative action in the area of privacy generally. Read the rest of this entry »