Supreme Court Ruling Inspires Abortion Foes

Mike Flood, the 35-year-old speaker of Nebraska’s legislature, had a problem: He wanted to stop the state’s well-known abortion provider from offering late-term abortions.A long line of Supreme Court precedents seemed to stand in his way. Bu…

Mike Flood, the 35-year-old speaker of Nebraska’s legislature, had a problem: He wanted to stop the state’s well-known abortion provider from offering late-term abortions.

A long line of Supreme Court precedents seemed to stand in his way. But Flood believes that a 2007 decision offers hope for him and other state legislators looking for ways to restrict abortion.

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