What Roe v. Wade May Bring

In the aftermath of the March for Life and in anticipation of dull feminist caterwauling over a conservative pick to fill Justice Scalia's Supreme Court seat, it is useful to consider precisely what Roe v. Wade did – and what it did not do.  Leslie Marshall recently said on Fox News that if Roe v. Wade is overturned, then women will have only three states in which to get an abortion. Actually, at the time of Roe v. Wade, abortion was "legal" in almost every state in cases of rape and incest, as well as when the life of the mother was in danger.  What Marshall meant is that abortion without any serious reason was legal in only three states.  "Roe" in Roe v. Wade, who has regretted her involvement in this case to the present day and became a strong pro-life supporter, had lied about being raped in order to seek an abortion.  The repeal of Roe v. Wade would simply return to state governments the power to regulate abortion by making...(Read Full Article)

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