Sunday, January 3, 2016

Dancing with Mr. D: The Absurdity of Justice Kennedy's Planned Parenthood v. Casey Statement

Siding with the liberal majority in Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey, the Catholic Justice opined:

"At the heart of liberty is the right to define one’s own concept of existence, of meaning, of the universe, and of the mystery of human life. Beliefs about these matters could not define the attributes of personhood were they formed under compulsion by the State."

I often replied to this in class by saying that I then have the right to marry my pet turtles, but now we see how the consequences of this worldview have played out.