The U.S. Supreme Court has today upheld the federal ban on partial birth abortions.
Ed Whelan has excerpts from Justice Kennedy's majority opinion. The court ruled 5-4, with Kennedy once again the "swing" vote.
More commentary from Captain's Quarters and posts at Bench Memos.
So far the analysis which I'm reading and hearing (via Rush Limbaugh) is that it's a narrow, carefully worded decision which leaves room for further challenges of the law in future. Much more analysis to come in the next hours and days, I'm sure.