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Old 05-10-2019, 04:13 PM
 
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Which isn't actually smart politics. If abortion is a done deal what other wedge issue will Republicans use to distract their voters from the fact that they're the reason they have no healthcare, stagnant wages, and the worst worker rights and safety nets in the first world.
Well, Brian Kemp has never been mistaken for a Rhodes Scholar. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

 
Old 05-10-2019, 04:18 PM
 
Location: St Simons Island, GA
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Exactly.

And with conservatives holding the majority of seats at 5-4, don't be so sure Roe v. Wade won't be overturned.
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All depends on one man upholding Roe, Chief Justice Roberts- the last sorta moderate left on the court- who was appointed by GW Bush and who has upheld abortion restrictions in the past. So, I mean, to say "nothing is gonna happen". It's all part of a strategy by the theocrats, including 2 Trump nominees to the Supreme Court, which now leans conservative. It's not nothing.
I agree with PT that our Chief Justice is the Wild Card. In the end, his motivation might be to maintain the status quo in order to preserve the peace.
 
Old 05-10-2019, 05:40 PM
 
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I agree with PT that our Chief Justice is the Wild Card. In the end, his motivation might be to maintain the status quo in order to preserve the peace.
Agree, both parties had arguments in their favor on Obamacare, could have honestly gone either way. But think of the disruption to the economy & health care system if Obamacare would have been eliminated. How unpopular would republicans have been & how they would have been perceived at kicking 40 million people off of health care over a philosophical debate on ideology. The voters would have punished them, which is why I think the court will come down on the liberal side & re-establish Roe vs. Wade as the law & will set hard rules on almost everything. Right now it's about 60 to 40 in favor of Roe vs. Wade & keeping it like it is, do you want to **** of 60% of the electorate before a presidential election and loose a major voting point for republicans.
 
Old 05-10-2019, 07:20 PM
 
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