About That 20 Weeks and Pain Argument
Recently, the new Texas abortion bill was in the news. State senator Wendy Davis made a national name for herself, but little else in thwarting the eventual passage of the law. In reality, Texas was the latest of about a dozen states to establish the 20-week mark of gestation as a line of demarcation for when the state’s interest in protecting the life of the | Read More »
Roe v. Wade at Forty
Next week will mark the 40th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in Roe v. Wade, the landmark decision that struck down numerous state laws against abortion. To celebrate, I went back and read yet again the actual decision, the concurrences and the dissenting opinions in that case. Like all the previous times, I cannot help but notice how largely devoid of constitutional jurisprudence the | Read More »
Is Roe v. Wade Settled Law?
In the continuing alleged “war on women,” the Democrats are attempting to motivate/scare women voters into siding with their feminist-activist agenda and beliefs. As always, abortion and “reproductive rights” are the centerpiece of their talking points as they portray Republicans as trying to restrict a “fundamental right” of women- that of whether or whether not to have children. However, the starting point- Roe v. Wade- | Read More »