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Liberalism’s Constitution

Don’t miss George Will’s column today, especially his recounting of “contemporary liberalism’s narrative of American constitutional history,” in which the right to abortion supplants all other things. Why this should be so is more of a question for social pathologists than for commentators on constitutional law, but Will is surely right that it is so.

Matthew J. Franck is the Director of the William E. and Carol G. Simon Center on Religion and the Constitution at the Witherspoon Institute in Princeton, New Jersey.

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