pipedreams Posted January 30, 2022 Share Posted January 30, 2022 ""I understand we're talking about abortion here, but what is confusing is that we -- if we were talking about the Second Amendment, I know exactly what we're talking about. If we're talking about the Fourth Amendment, I know what we're talking about because it's written. It's there. What specifically is the right here that we're talking about?" Thomas said. https://www.wnd.com/2021/12/justice-thomas-scuttles-pro-abortion-lawyers-single-challenge-find-right-constitution/#insticator-commenting He was on the Court for the Casey ruling in 1992 and joined the opinion of previous Chief Justice William Rehnquist, saying, "Roe was wrongly decided, and ... it can and should be overruled." But his distinctive questioning Wednesday made an important clarification in the debate over abortion: The choice to abort a baby is not, in and of itself, a Constitutional right. But the Constitution does uphold the rights to liberty and it promotes certain ideas of autonomy. So does abortion fall under that constitutional umbrella of liberty, specifically laid out in the fourteenth amendment?" 3 2 Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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