Perspectives: Abortion is not the Issue

Jay Owen Global Citizen, Advisors' Forum

Abortion is not the Issue
The way to St. Helena

By Rinaldo S. Brutoco

The following Perspectives column was published in the May 12, 2022 (online and printed) edition of the Montecito Journal as well as on the World Business Academy website.

Hard to believe though it is, the leaked draft opinion of Justice Samuel Alito is one of the most radical decisions in Supreme Court history. The proposed majority opinion striking down Roe v. Wade is not going to be remembered for its doctrinaire, misogynistic, didactic, and insensitive tone, nor for its incredulous conclusions. No, it will be remembered as the “Waterloo” moment of the fundamentalist Christian Right’s five-decade crusade to capture the US Supreme Court.

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