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Protesters lack constitutional understanding

Anna Marie Shomento

Minot

I’ve become frustrated as I watch pro-abortion protesters demonstrating in front of the homes of Supreme Court Justices. Demonstrations to sway judges are illegal and should be stopped immediately by Attorney General Merrick Garland.

I believe that many of the protesters do not understand our Constitution. If the Supreme Court votes against Roe v. Wade, it is not the end of legalized abortion. Rather, it hands that decision over to the voters of each state that determines to vote on that subject. Just as the states vote to legalize marijuana or retain capital punishment or legalize prostitution, etc., they could vote on the issue of legalized abortion and its limitations or lack thereof.

Our U.S. Constitution grants very few rights to the federal government and many rights to the states. Isn’t it better for us voters to make a judgement concerning abortions rather than leaving that enormous decision up to 9 people?

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