John Roberts strikes again.
Roberts joins with the court’s liberals to strike down a Louisiana law requiring doctors who perform abortions to have the right to admit patients to a nearby hospital
"The 5-4 decision, with Chief Justice John Roberts joining the court's four more liberal justices, strikes down Louisiana's requirement that critics have contended was designed to shutter abortion clinics and make the procedure harder to find.
The long-running legal challenge to the Louisiana law — which passed the state Legislature overwhelmingly in 2014 but was immediately challenged and has never gone into effect — has attracted national scrutiny with stakes that extend far beyond the state's borders...
Roberts was in the minority in the Whole Woman's Health decision and, in a separate opinion on Monday, continued to argue that the Supreme Court got that decision wrong.
But Roberts, a conservative appointed by George W. Bush, wrote that the facts in the Louisiana case almost exactly matched the situation in Texas and that legal doctrines demanded that the courts treat the cases alike.
"The Louisiana law imposes a burden on access to abortion just as severe as that imposed by the Texas law, for the same reasons," Roberts wrote. "Therefore Louisiana’s law cannot stand under our precedents.""