Sidestepping the issue
Yet again, the media has sidestepped the main issue of a report and has gone wild over the supposed results.
Three of four articles on a recent Times-Dispatch front page dealt with the supposed Supreme Court decision on abortion. The real issue should have been the leak — an egregious event.
The "decision" is one judge's opinion on what the ruling should be. This is not a final verdict, but a draft to be reviewed by all of the judges before a final decision is reached.
And even if final, the decision only would say the Constitution cannot make the decision, returning it to state legislatures. Personally, I believe neither federal nor state government should make the decision, but that it should solely be made by the woman involved, with advice from and consultation with her doctor.
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