I've learned not to be surprised by people who believe that judicial opinions create a unique backlash, but I find the idea that the country was much more ready for.
When even The New Republic publishes an article explaining why the countermobilization myth that's grown up around Roe is nonsense, it makes me think that we're actually learning something.
As national opinion continues to become more supportive of same-sex marriage, it's worth once again remembering how frequently it was said that Goodridge was a disaster for the same-sex marriage.
Well, this is better, if utterly incoherent. One important takeaway: the fact that bigot faction is already ginning up a referendum should be yet another lesson that opposition to judicial.
You knew this was coming. One of the strangest moves of people who say that you should hope to lose in the courts because of the backlash is that people.
Yglesias: Which is simply to say that legal details aside (I’m not a lawyer, but you can play one on TV by reading the decision) this seems like a clear.
In addition to being excellent news on the policy merits, the fact that Maine has an initiative system means that the state provides an excellent test case for claims that.
In case you were wondering, still a myth. And, of course, public opinion on abortion on abortion has been remarkably stable since the early 70s, litigation-driven successes haven't made abortion.