For Clarence Thomas, avowed critic of Roe v. Wade, Mississippi abortion case a moment long awaited

By Robert Barnes
Nov 27, 2021

Judge Clarence Thomas said at his Supreme Court confirmation hearings in 1991 that he hadn’t given that much thought to whether Roe v. Wade was correctly decided.

But Justice Clarence Thomas took only months to reach a conclusion: The landmark 1973 ruling guaranteeing a woman’s right to abortion should be discarded.