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US Supreme Court weighs high-stakes abortion case

The vote of US Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy (C), who helped draft a ruling 24 years ago that reaffirmed a woman's right to abortion, is critical following the death of Antonin ScaliaThe US Supreme Court takes up Wednesday the biggest challenge in decades to legalized abortion, a divisive issue being addressed in the middle of the presidential campaign. With the court now split evenly between liberals and conservatives, all eyes are on Justice Anthony Kennedy, whose swing vote on this issue that has long roiled US politics could determine the availability of abortion services nationwide. The case before the justices challenges a 2013 Texas law that imposes restrictions on abortion clinics so rigorous that activists say it has forced more than half of the state’s 41 centers to close.

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