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Answer To Dobbs

When women finally got the right of pregnancy choice under Roe v. Wade in 1973, a Baptist minister, Jerry Falwell, had “an epiphany”: For political power, Democrats were labeled “baby killers” giving door-slamming, conservative, church-going, voters someone to hate. Other church leaderships quickly allied with Falwell’s “Moral Majority.” Republicans, desperate after 60 years of mostly being the minority party, regained Congressional power for their small-government, economic and social views.

Both Roe and Casey v. Planned Parenthood, that narrowly confirmed Roe in 1992, stood on findings by Ju...


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