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During her lifetime Ruth Bader Ginsburg stated that the original Roe versus Wade decision went too far.

She stated that the states should all make their own abortion laws and any abortion law of any state could be challenged and appealed to the Supreme Court and that law and that law only should be ruled on. Based on summaries of the leaked draft opinion it sounds as though the court is agreeing with what Ruth Bader Ginsburg herself stated. What is the matter with that?
dancingtongue · 80-89, M
She also felt that challenging abortion laws on the basis of equal rights was a much stronger case than the privacy argument in Roe v. Wade, and less vulnerable to attack. In fact, she had a case lined up to take to the Supreme Court doing just that prior to the Roe v Wade case being heard.

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/21/us/ruth-bader-ginsburg-roe-v-wade.html
Lila15 · 22-25, F
That’s Roberts’ view. Alito’s opinion goes beyond that and overturns Roe entirely. Several states have already passed laws more draconian than the Mississippi law before the court. The court already refused to stay the TX law that sets a lower limit than MS. So each state can pass their own laws and the court will allow all of them. It will be interesting to see if the MO law outlawing abortion when pregnancy will be fatal to both mother and child is allowed to stand.

RBG initially felt that abortion rights would have increased organically, and by accelerating that, Roe gave rise to a backlash. She later modified that view. If she were on the court today she would vote to uphold Roe, no question as she supported abortion rights.
jackj · 61-69, M
I have faith that bad laws won’t be upheld. @Lila15
What's the matter with that, you ask? The fact is, if the decision is overturned, as it looks like it's going to be, every conservative state in this country is going to ban abortions entirely. You know it, and I know it.
@DavidT8899 [quote]as is the right of ANY President.[/quote]
Oh, bull fucking shit. That's why the Republicans spent years of their lives blocking Obama from filling the empty seat that happened during his second term. You people were all "Oh, the president shouldn't be allowed to fill a Supreme Court seat during his second term, because he's on his way out." Fucking hypocrites.
DavidT8899 · 18-21, M
@ShadowfireTheSarcastic Yeah,but you KNOW that if the postions were reversed,the Dems would have done the exact same thing-and you'd be applauding them for it.
MarineBob · 56-60, M
She also didn't want President Trump to select a justice
Slade · 56-60, M
@MarineBob how'd that work out for her?🤣
Slade · 56-60, M
Every lawyer, no matter how liberal, agrees that was the weakest, most contrived reasoning they've they ever seen.

Emanations and prenumbras of 5 different amendments created it? It sounds, and read, as if it was farted out
GrinNude · 56-60, C
Station and from indeed committed to helping businesses we should preserve a woman's right to give birth. When birth becomes a legal requirement, it can no longer be a gift. Women should be able to give birth. Certified
Dshhh · M
it is a more nuanced postition that that might suggest

here is a deeper review, with her words fully included
https://www.law.uchicago.edu/news/justice-ruth-bader-ginsburg-offers-critique-roe-v-wade-during-law-school-visit
Taters · 41-45, M
if you want one that badly you should be able to drive to an abortion state

 
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