Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade!
. Well, not yet, but the Court is close to producing that headline. One more vote is all it’ll take and the Court could simply say that abortion is not a federal matter, leaving its regulation or prohibition up to the individual states. The Republicans are completely for that (see the party platform) and the Tea Party is in a frenzy at the delightful possibility. All that’s needed is for Mitt Romney to win the coming presidential election. In deciding who to vote for it’s common for voters to forget that the president has enormous influence over the future direction of the country merely by the exclusive power to nominate federal judges. These judges, once appointed, serve for life and thus on carry the president’s policies long after the president leaves office and is busy building his library. The current United States Supreme Court is divided into four liberals, four conservatives, and then there’s Justice Anthony Kennedy right in the middle, which (as I’ve