Chief Justice has sided against the predominant conservative position in some of the most consequential cases so far decided by the this term, including on hot button issues over LGBTQ rights, immigration and financial regulation. This trajectory culminated in his surprising vote Monday to concur with Justice Stephen Breyer’s decision that struck down a restrictive Louisiana abortion law.
Roberts’ vote in June Medical Services v. Russo wasn’t his first heresy during the , and several prominent were finally driven to hysteria by Roberts on Monday.
“Today the liberal justices, led by Chief Justice Roberts, once again appointed themselves members of our nation’s de facto medical board,” Judicial Crisis Network President Carrie Severino .
“Chief Justice Roberts is at it