Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New England newspapers:
The (Waterbury) Republican-American (Conn.), July 2, 2016
To hear both sides of the debate over the U.S. Supreme Court's rejection of Texas' tough standards for abortion clinics and doctors, you would think the issue at the heart of the conflict was the preservation of a constitutional right. It isn't.
The high court ruled 5-3 this week that House Bill 2 was unconstitutional. The measure, enacted by Texas lawmakers in 2013, required that abortion clinics maintain the same standards as ambulatory surgical centers. It also required doctors to have admitting privileges at a...