Gilathief (gilathief) wrote,
Gilathief
gilathief

The conservative agenda

From today's New York Times:

This lopsided investment in anti-abortion rhetoric has allowed Presidents Reagan, Bush and Bush to collect the votes of the anti-abortion faithful without paying much of a price among the electorate at large. But imagine what would happen if a Republican president actually honored the promise, explicit or implied, to engineer a court majority to overturn Roe. Republican opposition to abortion rights would no longer be theoretical. And moderate voters, who have learned to discount anti-abortion hypocrisy, would surely exact a high electoral price for the Republicans' new sincerity.

Unless President Bush is cut from truer anti-abortion timber than his two Republican predecessors, my guess is we'll discover down the road that he, too, has appointed at least one pro-Roe justice to the court and that the status quo endures.


Read the full article here:
Another Republican for Roe?
Tags: links, news, politics, supreme court
Subscribe

  • Old Movies

    I love old movies and thanks to the DVR I have been recording and watching them every chance I get. I am working through the AFI list of Top 100…

  • Where is everyone?

    Where has everyone been today? LJ has been so slow! Wah! I want more people to take my poll and stuff! *pouts* Are we getting what we deserve? I…

  • Betty Friedan

    Gee, how did I miss this? Morning is not off to a great start, hopefully it will get better...

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 7 comments