Pro-choice lawyer who drafted brief in Roe: “Abortion should eliminate the poor”

By Sarah Terzo Ron Weddington, one of the attorneys who drafted the brief for abortion rights in Roe v. Wade, wrote a private letter to President-elect Bill Clinton arguing for the state to use abortion as population control. This letter was written in 1992: “[Y]ou can start immediately to eliminate the barely educated, unhealthy and …

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