Without looking ahead to the end, guess who said this, in an interview that will be published on Sunday:
Frankly I had thought that at the time Roe was decided, there was concern about population growth and particularly growth in populations that we don’t want to have too many of. So that Roe was going to be then set up for Medicaid funding for abortion. Which some people felt would risk coercing women into having abortions when they didn’t really want them. But when the court decided McRae, the case came out the other way. And then I realized that my perception of it had been altogether wrong.
That was Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, in an interview to be published Sunday in the New York Times Magazine. Of course, the interviewer didn’t ask what “populations” those might be. For a moment, at least, we catch of glimpse of what some liberals really think about abortion.
Via The Corner.