A Constitutional and Wise Way to Protect the Unborn: A Response to Paul Linton

Reacting to lawyer Paul Linton’s criticism of her stance on the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Acts, Teresa Collett defends herself at Public Discourse. Outlining a “pro-life strategy,” Collett sees the court ready to take on the Acts and doesn’t “believe judicial recognition of fetal pain is too small a gain to risk reaffirming the general abortion license created by Roe.” Instead, she argues the proposal “is a powerful part” in a longer legal battle. She states: “I believe a majority of the Court, including Justice Kennedy, is looking for an exit strategy from the cultural combat surrounding abortion.”

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