If the Supreme Court overturned Roe, legislators would have to consider the legality of abortion itself. Antiabortion absolutists would demand action from Republicans--but the GOP would be unable to comply without putting off moderate voters, who are much more numerous. Thus the battle would shift to terrain far more favorable to the Democrats.
Thursday, December 09, 2004
Astute piece on Roe v. Wade
James Taranto, the man who writes much of the Wall Street Journal's "Best of the Web Today" column, said yesterday that if the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade the Democrats would be the benficiaries: