Why John Roberts's wise prudence was the wrong answer on abortion law

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Author(s) Hugh Hewitt
Source The Washington Post
Date June 25, 2022
URL https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2022/06/25/john-roberts-chief-justice-dobbs-overrule-roe-abortion-rights/
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Quotes-start.png No written, explicit protection for abortion rights exists in the Constitution; nor did the court simply anticipate where state legislatures were headed, as it did in the Griswold case striking down state barriers to contraception or in Obergefell, which established the right to same-sex marriage. Nothing remotely approaching consensus developed on abortion because of the fierce, continuing debate about the status of the fetus/unborn child. This freighted argument must be settled, if ever, by elected representatives accountable to voters. Quotes-end.png


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This item argues for the position Supreme Court was correct in its ruling on the topic Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization.