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The Roe v Wade decision is not about abortion. It's about preserving a republic

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Anti-abortion and abortion rights demonstrators during a protest outside the US Supreme Court in Washington, DC, US, on Tuesday, May 3, 2022.

It’s about time we Americans remembered we are supposed to govern our own lives.

While feminists and left-wing activists nationwide decry the leaked Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision draft as an attack on women’s rights, the real issue is not about women or even about abortion. What happens next with Roe v. Wade could help steer the US back toward what the founding fathers intended – a Court that keeps majoritarianism in check as it upholds the Constitution.

When debating issues such as Roe v. Wade, it is important that we all first and foremost understand that America is a constitutional republic, not a democracy. In a democracy, the minority of a population are always subject to majority rule

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