Chief Justice Roberts Calls Roe v. Wade Leak an 'Egregious Breach of Trust'

 

WASHINGTON – United States Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts slammed the leaked memo that rocked the country about overturning Roe v. Wade.  Roberts called the leak an egregious breach of trust.  

"To the extent this betrayal of the confidences of the Court was intended to undermine the
integrity of our operations, it will not succeed. The work of the Court will not be affected
in any way," Roberts said.  "We at the Court are blessed to have a workforce – permanent employees and law clerks alike – intensely loyal to the institution and dedicated to the rule of law," he said. "Court employees have an exemplary and important tradition of respecting the confidentiality of the judicial process and upholding the trust of the Court. This was a singular and egregious breach of that trust that is an affront to the Court and the community of public servants who work
here."

The leak has rocked the political world because overturning the decades old federal protection of abortion would fundamentally change the country.  

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz of Texas blamed Democrat operatives for the leak.  "The fact that this draft was leaked, as someone who spent an entire career litigating before the Supreme Court, I’m utterly horrified. I’ve never seen anything remotely like this," Cruz told reporters in a hallway on Capitol Hill. "I am certain that all nine justices right now are unsure how the court can continue to proceed, unsure of how the court can be able to decide cases if the vicious partisan politicking that categorizes today’s Democrat Party now becomes how employees of the court operate, that is an incredible threat to our independent judiciary."

Speculation is circulating in D.C. that the Biden Administration could retaliate by packing the Supreme Court or use the measure as a political tool to sway voters in November and again in the 2024 Presidential election.  

This is a developing story.  

 

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Would love to know who is behind this. My guess is it’s the left looking to energize their base prior to the midterms ;)

Come to find out, the pro-abortion democrat party raised 12 million dollars in the 24 hours following the reported leak ;)

Both sides have used the issue to raise money since Roe was passed, it will be an interesting dynamic when/if it goes away. 

Sadly it’s never going away, just returning to the states which is where it belongs ;)

 

Of course it’s not going away it’s a choice the rich will always have, just going away as a national fundraising tool. 

And there is a very significant difference between being pro-abortion and pro-choice.  I am one and not the other.  Further, in support of your point, the economically disadvantaged will be far more negatively impacted by the overturn or weakening of Roe.  We will return to the pre-Roe days of women coming to their local ER suffering from the aftermath of botched amateurish abortions... or dying.

This will be considered murder in deep red states, i just read that one state has passed the legislation in committee, i dont remember the state.  

Its lousiana that passed it out of committee, but reading further looks like even a couple of the people who voted to pass say it will be struck down, so im probably wrong. 

It’s called personal responsibility. Why should I have to pay for someone else’s “mistake”?

My opinion…limit it to 15 weeks I think that’s a reasonable amount of time considering all the available options ;)

You’re not I believe it’s wrong period. But like I said, it’s not going to just go away therefore it needs to be limited ;)

So you believe it’s murder, but are ok with some murder because it saves you money later on, just clarifying your position.  You are also wrong at least in Texas it is going away if the scotus rules the way the draft reads. 

Has nothing to do with “saving money later on” has to do with the taking of a human life…which once a heartbeat can be detected is undeniable ;)

Van, Thu, 05/05/2022 - 11:54

There have been 15 million unborn black babies aborted since 1973.

Just another case of "LOOK OVER HERE NOT OVER THERE"

Major Evil goings on in our govt/country.

This was once kind of true, I’m not sure with the current extremes in partisan nonsense in our country that it still is. 

Also…absolutely no federal funding allowed and that includes Planned Parenthood ;)

Maybe i misread your post I thought 15 weeks was ok because you shouoldnt have to pay for someones mistake. 

Not “ok”, just reasonable. The problem is the left considers abortion a matter of “reproductive freedom” which totally ignores our first and foremost right as individuals…the right to life of the unborn baby ;)

If rights apply to one then they apply to all. Just admit it, abortion is the taking of a human life it’s not just about “a woman’s body” there’s another human being involved…separate and unique ;)

I disagree with this 1000% but we wont find common ground so their is no need in talking about it.  I still done understand how you could justify it ever if you consider it murder, but i guess you have that worked out. 

Not justifying it if it was up to me it wouldn’t happen at all. It’s fine I fully realize that not everyone thinks the same way I do. It’s called a “compromise”… apparently not something those on the left are willing to consider because it threatens their precious “right to choose” abortion on demand ;)

one side says they’re killing babies, and the other says why won’t you let me. Compromise is allowing it to happen at all tbh 

Was talking about compromises to the law. My personal opinion is that it’s morally wrong, but that’s between them and their Maker.

But like I said, I accept the fact that other people think differently than I do. It’s just the reality since it’s obviously a very contentious issue ;)

Much respect that you stand by that, blanco thinks it’s murder but can compromise at 15 weeks. 

Not true. The “heartbeat laws” coming out are no doubt a compromise compared to those on the left who want no restrictions whatsoever…even up until the time of birth ;)

The heart beat laws aren’t a compromise they are as far as you can go with the current laws, and actually even further than you can go as many of them would have be overturned.  The heartbeat laws are stop gap until the have the authority to outright ban which is coming soon.  Their is a word for folks who see everything their side does as a compromise but I won’t use it here anymore. 

Haha a “stop gap”. Once a heartbeat can be detected there’s no denying that it’s a human life. If at some point technology is able to detect it earlier, then I would definitely be in favor of even tougher restrictions.

you missed the point sir, it was stop gap in that it was as far as you could go under current laws, as soon as the laws change the heartbeat stuff goes away. 

No you’re missing the point! The point is it’s NOT just about a “woman’s body” there’s another human life involved…separate and unique ;)

at no point have we discussed anything about a womans body.  You said heart beat laws were a compromise that the right was capable of and the left wasnt.  I explained to you why they werent a compromise then you apparently decided we were talking about something else. 

Ok fine, what compromise has the left offered up then I must have missed it. You do realize that they want no restrictions on abortion whatsoever even up until the time of birth right?

I said very plainly neither side would compromise on anything and that it was the biggest issue in our country.  

I’ve got news for you, friend. Just because you’re fiscally conservative but socially liberal does not make you a “moderate” in any way shape or form.

When it comes down to it you’ll vote with you emotions just like you did when you voted a dementia ridden moron like Biden into office ;)

Ive never claimed to be fically anything, socially anything or moderate.  Those are goofy labels ill give you my take on anything just ask. 

Best thing that could happen is if the issue goes back to the states where it belongs…then if you don’t agree you can “vote with your feet” and move to another state it’s how a constitutional republic (of states) is supposed to work.

do you make random points in real life to or are you better at sticking to a topic if someone is in front of you?

Sorry you’re having trouble keeping up I’ll try to go more slowly next time lol.

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