Senator Susan Collins came out even more strongly in favor of Roe v. Wade this morning in an interview on ABC News.
GOP Sen. Susan Collins, a key vote on Trump's SCOTUS nominee, says, "A candidate for this important position who would overturn Roe v. Wade would not be acceptable to me because that would indicate an activist agenda that I don't want to see a judge have." #ThisWeek pic.twitter.com/FXt2sJN7fT— ABC News (@ABC) July 1, 2018
This is absurdly stupid of course, since Roe v. Wade was such a poorly argued opinion that even some supporters of abortion admit it’s a crappy decision. In any case, this will give Democrats some hope that we won’t get an originalist conservative justice – unless we’re able to sneak someone on there who hasn’t *admitted* their opinion against Roe v. Wade yet….
Here’s another interview with Collins where she made the pronouncement today: