WASHINGTON, April 29, 2003 ( – The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to rule on whether states should have the ability to research the previous medical records of women who want an abortion.

Pro-abortionists were trying to stop South Carolina state investigators from being able to copy the medical records without a guarantee of “confidentiality.” The pro-abortionists’ lawyers claimed they fear that private records will be “leaked” to pro-lifers. But state lawyers argued that there is no basis for believing that routine medical records would be disclosed—and that therefore the Supreme Court need not get involved. The high court agreed.  For newswire coverage see:,2933,85362,00.html


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