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The court had struck down a similar restriction on clinics in Texas in 2016, but Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy, who provided the fifth vote, later retired and was replaced by the more conservative Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh.
-- Richard Wolf, USA TODAY, "Supreme Court's split decision for abortion rights gives opponents an unlikely boost," 31 Aug. 2020
The program paid a local developer, Pat Kennedy, nearly $8 million for an easement: a permanent restriction on most development.
-- Scott Huddleston, ExpressNews.com, "San Antonio's aquifer protection program would continue for at least 10 years, under $100 million plan sent to City Council," 26 Aug. 2020
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