Supporters of the country’s expansive abortion regime now fear that the Supreme Court will retreat from it, either by declaring that the Constitution permits states to protect unborn children in general or by letting them offer more protection. That’s why they are pushing legislation in the states to codify that regime. It is an effort that is forcing supporters of abortion to be a little more candid about what they really want: an extreme regime that denies any meaningful protection to unborn children and threatens the protection for born ones.Ruth Bader Ginsburg isn't coming back, and the Democrats know this. Roe v. Wade isn't intellectually sustainable. The Democrats know this as well. So now we're getting the truth. There's no such thing as "safe, legal, and rare."
Friday, February 01, 2019
Ramesh Ponnuru, writing for National Review, gets to the nub of the matter in re the current spate of absolutist abortion laws: