• Corpus ID: 21825345

RICO, abortion and free speech.

@article{1994RICOAA,
  title={RICO, abortion and free speech.},
  author={},
  journal={Sun},
  year={1994},
  pages={
          10A
        }
}
  • Published 1994
  • Law
  • Sun
The US Supreme Court's unanimous decision that a section of the 1970 anti-organized crime law--racketeer influenced corrupt organizations (RICO)--may be applied to anti-abortion groups that direct violence toward abortion clinics, staff, and patients is considered a victory for the pro-choice movement. There is concern, however, that the constitutional right of anti-abortionists to protest peacefully may be undermined at the same time trial judges endeavor to protect the right of women to…