“social conservatives… are better to leave the legislative remedies for important social issues at the level where they constitutionally belong, namely at the discretion of state and local officials.”
— Ron Paul, November 2008
“our founders never intended for social policy to be decided at the federal level…The notion that an all-powerful, centralized state should [...]
As Barack Obama settles in to the rhythm of accolade and complaint accompanying tenure in the White House, the shuffle and the hustle of the next Presidential race has already begun, at least on the Republican side. Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney and former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee are taking pains [...]
Sarah Palin explains on October 1, 2008 that she opposes Roe v. Wade and a woman’s right to self determination because she thinks states should decide such issues, not the federal government:
Katie Couric: Why, in your view, is Roe v. Wade a bad decision?
Sarah Palin: I think it should be a states’ [...]
After Sarah Palin said she opposes Roe v. Wade but supports the idea of the right to privacy in the constitution (which is the basis for the Roe v. Wade decision), Katie Couric asked Palin a simple question:
Katie Couric: What other Supreme Court decisions do you disagree with?
Sarah Palin: Mmmmm…
Well, let’s [...]