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Jul 28, 2021Liked by Justin Stapley

Good article. One of the most interesting aspects of Ruth Bader Ginsburg's career was her criticism of how Roe v. Wade was crafted. Her view was that public support for abortion rights was growing

and it would have been better to allow each state to design specific laws for what situations a woman should be allowed to legally terminate an unwanted pregnancy.

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I think you're reaching here. Assuredly justices cite previous cases to base their opinions on because to do otherwise would be not just perceived as but in truth writing new laws and outside their purview. The problem with Roe v. Wade goes back to Griswold's creation of a new right to privacy. The proper procedure would be to update amendments with new legislation or even a new amendment. That would guarantee society's majority approved of those changes as they occurred.

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