Posted: May 12, 2022 12:01 AM
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They say history repeats itself. You are likely familiar with the saying but uncertain of its true meaning. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito shocked us all last week when a draft majority opinion said, “We hold that Roe and Casey must be overruled.” This stunned both the left and the right, who had not been expecting a leak of this magnitude from an institution such as the Supreme Court.
While Chief Justice John Roberts did in fact confirm the draft’s authenticity, it remains to be seen whether this draft opinion will represent the majority’s opinion in the end. If at least four other justices do side with Alito’s draft opinion, it would mean that the highest court in the nation has chosen to overturn the historic 1973 Roe v. Wade decision. As far as we are aware, the document is still in draft form, so justices might still change their views and vote the other way. In fact, this would not be