Joe Moreno: You Can't Just Invent Stuff in the Constitution

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Joe, the very people, as you point out, who are elected to make the laws are like throwing up their hands and going, oh my gosh, I don't want to do my job. No, no, you handle it, you handle it, and you're right, that's been the consistent theme from the court. Hey, we have a role. The executive has a role, but ladies and gentlemen, this is your role. Yeah. I mean, and to say, and some of the hyperbole. I mean, calling the court fascist and calling it judicial activism. It's raw exercise of judicial authority. Guess what? Roe V wade was a raw exercise of judicial authority. You had 5 judges in robes effectively making a decision that for 50 years took an issue that's very, very important to millions of Americans out of the hands of the legislatures at every level. And so basically you can't touch this because we say it's in the constitution. Well, guess what, 50 years later, finally, you have a majority saying, you know what? It's not in the constitution, no matter how hard you want it to be. There are ways to put that sort of thing in the constitution. It's called an amendment, right? But not the case here. So regardless of your personal views on abortion and jobs and row, I mean, what this is is a consistent ideology to say, again, we're looking at the law and the constitution as it was written. And if you want to change it, you can't just invent stuff. You can't just weed things out of it. You have to do the hard work, pass a law at the state level, pass a law to federal level, pass a constitutional amendment. Those are all things that happen all the time. That's it. That's how you have to do these things. You can't expect a court to do it for you.

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