Alito and Public Opinion Reveal the Link Between Roe and a Broader White Christian Nationalist Agenda
Attitudes on abortion are strongly correlated with a worldview that denies systemic racism and pines for a 1950s America.
Like many of you, I’m still taking in the bombshell news—broken by Politico last night—that the U.S. Supreme Court is poised to overturn Roe v. Wade, the 1973 Supreme Court decision that affirmed a constitutional right to abortion. The leaked draft opinion, attributed to Justice Samuel Alito, goes straight for the jugular:
“We hold that Roe and Casey mu…