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Unformatted text preview: --> The writers of the constitution understood that there is a danger in leaving everything up to the majority Therefore, certain constitutional rights are placed beyond the decisions made by the majority Ex) equality under the law, freedom of speech, freedom of religion Casey - Supreme Court upheld the essential ruling of Roe v. Wade that a women has the right to choose to terminate a pregnancy However, Casey did rule that abortion must take place before viability Partial Birth Abortion Case of 2007 - doesn't make any judgment on Roe v. Wade or Casey...
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- Fall '07