Justice Thomas Turns Heads 🤔
Gamble v. United States
On Monday, Justice Clarence Thomas issued his concurring opinion on Gamble v. United States that turned some heads. Justice Thomas’ opinion called for overturning “demonstrably erroneous decisions” even those sustained for decades.
Attack on precedent
Justice Thomas’ opinion had many pro-choice and pro-life advocates interested as many believe the implications of his comments open the door to revisit Roe v. Wade. Thomas issued an opinion a month ago that had similar undertones regarding Roe v. Wade.
National Review: Justice Thomas and Justice Ginsburg on p\overruling precedent
The right discusses Justice Thomas’ comments along with the facts surrounding it and its implications. They address Justice Thomas’ reasoning behind his comments, specifically his criticism of English common law, which is based on a precedent-focused principle. The right also addresses the implications of his comments, specifically pertaining to Roe v. Wade.
The left is extremely critical of Justice Thomas and his comments. They highlight controversial comments he’s made in the past in order to frame their narrative (see: 1, 2). The left also insinuates that he might attack other landmark cases that set precedence such as Roe, Miranda, and Brown, taking America back to the ‘Gilded Age.’
Where's the common ground?
The only common ground between the sides is linking Justice Thomas’ opinion to revisit Roe v. Wade.
Clarence, you old rascal
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