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Unformatted text preview: life? The Court has moved away from the Roe decision in recent years and has supported additional limitations on abortions unless they impose an &quot;undue burden&quot; on a woman attempting to exercise her privacy rights. It has upheld both state and federal statutes cutting public funds for facilities that perform abortions as well as laws that require parent notification if a minor wants an abortion. In a recent decision, the Court upheld a federal ban on so-called &quot;partial-birth&quot; abortions. The conflict between right-to-life and pro-choice groups has sometimes led to violence, and religious and political conservatives strongly favor a constitutional amendment to ban abortions in light of the unwillingness of the Court to overturn Roe....
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- Spring '08