The Corner

Contraception and the Candidates

Romney in my view is quite right to suggest that whether states should have a right to ban contraception is not a pressing issue. No state wants to do it, as he pointed out. And therefore the Court will never have a case that forces it to confront the question of whether its bottom-line holding in Griswold should be overturned.

Ramesh Ponnuru — Ramesh Ponnuru is a senior editor for National Review, a columnist for Bloomberg Opinion, a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and a senior fellow at the National Review Institute.

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