Last week, David Frum wrote a fascinating article for The Atlantic comparing our current abortion battle to Prohibition, another contentious issue that bitterly divided the nation. After a long, “titanic” struggle, the temperance movement succeeded in imposing a nationwide ban on alcohol — only to have it decline and collapse 13 years later. This may happen with abortion bans, but hopefully it won’t take that long.
Charles M. Blow: Abortion bans, like Prohibition’s alcohol bans, have a clear racial dimension. Will they collapse more quickly?
July 7, 2022