Dershowitz to Newsmax: Overturning Roe vs. Wade ‘Death Knell’ for GOP

The U.S. Supreme Court will likely chip away at the Roe vs. Wade abortion decision rather than overturn it altogether, and that’s good for the Republican Party because if the decision is ever overruled, the GOP “would never win another national election,” Harvard Law professor emeritus Alan Dershowitz said on Newsmax Friday. 

“The vast majority of Americans believe that a woman should have a right to choose abortion and Roe vs. Wade has been a godsend to the Republican Party because it has taken abortion out of politics,” Dershowitz said on Newsmax’s “American Agenda.” “If abortion is put back into politics, it’s the death knell of the Republican Party.”

Dershowitz’s comments come after the state of Mississippi on Thursday urged the Supreme Court, in a major case set to be argued in its next term, to overturn the landmark 1973 ruling that women have a constitutional right to obtain an abortion.

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