Roe v. Wade v.ermont

Working for Senator Leahy in the early-1990s, I remember the alarm triggered when William Brennan retired from the Supreme Court and then a year later when Thurgood Marshall announced his retirement. These were two liberal pillars of the Supreme Court who had served for decades. With President Bush appointing their successors, and with the Court having already swung to the right from President Reagan’s appointments, Roe v. Wade seemed on the verge of being overturned. Yet Roe survived. With the announcement of the Planned Parenthood v. Casey decision in June 1992, a constitutional right to an abortion was upheld – albeit by the slimmest of margins. The primary author of the opinion was a


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Jim Masland and Tim Briglin were elected to represent the Windsor-Orange 2 district towns of Norwich, Sharon, Strafford, and Thetford in the Vermont House of Representatives.  Their current two-year term is for 2019-2020.


Jim Masland is serving his eleventh term in the Statehouse and is a member of the Ways & Means Committee.


Tim Briglin is serving his third term in the Statehouse and is the Chair of the Energy & Technology Committee.


You can find Jim and Tim's seats in the General Assembly by clicking here.  Their seat numbers are #82 and #93, respectively.


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