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Old 04-03-2019, 05:11 PM
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Originally Posted by Chronos View Post
No justice ever nominated by a Republican will ever be a threat to Roe v. Wade. Not overturning Roe is the Republicans' #1 criterion for a judge, because if they ever delivered on that, they wouldn't be able to us it to rally people to vote for corporatist candidates.
I don't think that's correct. For your consideration, in 2008 the RKBA activists finally got what they've wanted for a long time: a Supreme Court ruling declaring that the 2nd Amendment protects an individual right to keep and bear arms. But the issue didn't lose any potency. It's not like both sides said, "well, that settles it, I guess we're done here". The fight just shifted to other areas. The same thing would happen if SCOTUS overturned Roe v Wade. It's not like the pro-life and pro-choice sides would then just call it a day and pack it in. It would still be an issue that drives fervent political involvement from both sides.