“You’re willing to trade away a constitutional right—and in doing so, reverse nearly 50 years of precedent—all while pretending that’s not what you’re doing. That what you’re doing is finding a moderate position to which all sides of the abortion wars can agree.

Stop it.

It’s all well and good to have a rousing debate about what the framers of the Constitution would have thought about abortion and whether or not we must pretend that originalism is a principled theory of constitutional interpretation rather than a way for white male landowners to maintain a stranglehold on the rights of everyone who doesn’t look like them.”

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