News What Judicial decision has had the most impact upon American's lives?

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I would have to say the "Roe vs Wade" case. It has contributed to mass genocide (fetuscide?) of tens of millions of "could have been Americans". In this group would have been countless Teachers, Doctors, Scientists, Engineers, etc. Maybe one of them would have found a cure for cancer, who knows.

I just cannot comprehend how this could have come about, especially in America.
 
I've always been anti-abortion, and I'm not a Republican. The feminista movement wants you to believe that It's about a woman's right to choose, but the bottomline is, It's human life that we're killing.
 
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I've always been anti-abortion, and I'm not a Republican. The feminista movement wants you to believe that It's about a woman's right to choose, but the bottomline is, It's human life that we're killing.
I have to agree with you there. It reminds me of the old quote "All wars are civil wars because all men are brothers."
 
Anything which reduces sperm count has killed many more Americans. Perhaps male masturbation should be eliminated before abortion.

It has contributed to mass genocide (spermicide?) of trillions of trillions of "could have been Americans". In this group would have been countless Teachers, Doctors, Scientists, Engineers, etc. Maybe one of them would have found a cure for cancer, who knows.
 

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Or they could be serial killers, rapists, child molesters, another Hitler.
 
Marbury v Madison -> established judicial review
 
Originally posted by Dissident Dan
Marbury v Madison -> established judicial review
That was a very significant decision. Perhaps even the most significant.
 

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I would say the ratification fo the 19th amendment. More than half the votes that have decided the course of this nation since 1920 would not have been cast without it.
 
How is that a judicial decision?
 
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brown VS the board of ed
no seprate and unequal schools
and the modern start of the civil rights movement
 
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Originally posted by master_coda Perhaps male masturbation should be eliminated before abortion.
Why? When has masturbation murdered a child or nipped an innocent life in the bud? There's a great difference between a fertilized egg, the awesome union of sperm and egg, versus solitary sperm. Haven't your parents ever discussed sex education with you? Or did they leave it up to the liberal schools of shallow thought?
 
Guys, please keep it on track so the moderator gods don't get upset...
 
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David Ben-Ariel

Originally posted by Dissident Dan
Guys, please keep it on track so the moderator gods don't get upset...
Cool. We wouldn't want it to get out of hand...
 
Originally posted by David Ben-Ariel
There's a great difference between a fertilized egg, the awesome union of sperm and egg, versus solitary sperm.
The potential to be a human is not created when an egg is fertilized. It always exists. So a sperm is just as much a "potential person" as a fertilized egg. The technical differences are not relevant, since nowhere in the medical description of conception does it say "and now the egg and sperm have magically become a human being".

Of course this is probably off topic. But while the token topic of this thread is about judicial decisions, the first couple posts seemed to show that this was really just an excuse to tell us how abortion is the worst thing in the history of the USA.


It wasn't really much of a thread anyway. The determination of what was the most influential decision is highly subjective, and even the posters like Dissident Dan who tried to make constructive contributions did little more than state a decision and give a brief summary. There hasn't been any actual discussion. So if some moderator wants to lock this thread it doesn't really bother me.
 

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master_coda is right. The topic was "What Judicial decision has had the most impact upon American's lives?".

Roe vs Wade has been beneficial to a small portion of women in this country. It *is* a hot topic for a lot of religious and political groups, but it has not "impacted" their lives.
 
Easy. I agree with Dissident Dan. Marbury v. Madison, or else it's unlikely that there would be any of the following cases. It's affected every single American in the history of the United States.

Pretty much every other case has affected only a subset of the population of the US.

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