The Fifth Circuit denied en banc review in the Texas abortion restriction case. As Anderson points out, Judge Dennis dissents eloquently and at length. He also finds many ways to call the panel opinion wrong. Just in the first eight (of 62) pages, there are these snippets:
…the panel opinion flouts the Supreme Court’s decision…
Today’s Onion headline: “New Anti-Abortion Legislation Requires Doctors To Scale 18-Foot Wall Surrounding Clinic.” The story begins:
JACKSON, MS—In an effort to make certain that physicians who perform the procedure are fully qualified to do so, a new state law passed Tuesday will require Mississippi doctors to climb an 18-foot wall before entering any […]
Another howler before the Mississippi legislature, HB 819 has drawn attention because it handles the threat of monsters-with-human brains by making creation of those a crime. Yes, it will be unlawful to create…
A nonhuman life form engineered such that it contains a human brain or a brain derived wholly from human neural tissues.