The Limits Of Judicial Restraint

Rod Dreher sees past them:

We pro-lifers have placed so much stock in getting the right justices in place to overturn Roe that we have forgotten, or seemed to have done, that all overturning Roe would do is leave abortion policy up to the states -- most of which would take about two days to restore Roe's protections.

Culturally conservative voters need to get beyond the assumption that creating a culture of life -- and indeed, a culture built around the values of duty and obligation, not autonomy and choice -- depends wholly on the judiciary, and instead and "to begin doing the hard work of cultivation." I agree with this, which is why, taking the long view, I am far more hopeful about extrapolitical work of cultural renewal.