Because a majority of justices sitting on the highest court in the land are anti-abortion, the future of Roe v. Wade, which decriminalized abortion in 1973, is in jeopardy.
Even Pat Robertson, the extreme right-wing television evangelist ... has said that Alabama has gone too far this time.
The success of this undertaking would turn back the clock in America 46 years.
[S]ince October, anti-abortion groups have come to hope for a general ban on pregnancy interruption.
The lesson is clear: It’s good to be ahead of public opinion, but you can’t push for change too forcefully. The reaction may be even worse than the original state of things.
Even worse than the posturing of the senators was Kavanaugh’s own behavior. His attitude demonstrated contempt for the confirmation process.
[I]nstead of calming the anger, both sides have whipped up their supporters to total hysteria. That was intentional.