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Letters to the Editor — June 28, 2022

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The Issue: The Supreme Court overturning the Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion in 1973.
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The Issue: The Supreme Court overturning the Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion in 1973. We all know that the Republican Party was poised for a major victory in the midterms with hopes of winning back both the House and the Senate (“Supremes revoke right to abortion,” June 25). After repealing Roe v. Wade, I fear that a huge opportunity has just passed them by. Whether or not you agree with this ruling is irrelevant; the singular thing that mattered was the retaking of Congress. I simply cannot fathom what the Republican leadership was thinking when they pushed for this action at this time, rather than push for a ruling after the midterms. The Republican Party might very well have won this battle; I pray that it has not lost the war. Alan Brooks
Brooklyn
Overturning Roe v. Wade was a thoughtless exercise in textualist arrogance; it goes against majority public opinion in the United States. It sows chaos, and it subjugates women to the caprice of a few conservatives in black robes who would subvert precedent to read the Constitution not as a living document but as a parchment with immutable words. The Founders are turning in their graves at this foolishness. Usha Nellore
Bel Aire, Md. The ruling to overturn Roe v.

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