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Old 05-16-2019, 06:43 PM
l0k1 is offline
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Originally Posted by 2ManyTacos View Post
I guess I'm thinking more along the lines of something that goes further than overruling Roe; e.g., declaring abortion itself to be unconstitutional and therefore illegal nationwide, which presumably is the dream scenario of anti-abortion fanatics. In that case I just think that a coalition of Blue States will refuse to abide by that decision and continue to allow legal abortion in those states; SCOTUS relies on voluntary compliance, after all.
That's not how Constitutional law or the Supreme Court works. That would take an act of Congress.