First Look at 'Roe v. Wade' Film Featuring Jon Voight as a Supreme Court Justice
A new pro-life film, Roe v. Wade, was shot in secret because filmmakers worried about backlash from pro-choice activists. The project, currently in postproduction, is now unveiling a three-minute teaser that is set to debut at the March for Life 2019 event this weekend in Washington, D.C.
The teaser opens with a scene featuring Oscar-winning actor Jon Voight, who plays U.S. Supreme Court Justice Warren Burger in the film, then cuts to modern-day news reports about Justice Brett Kavanaugh, including speculation that his appointment by President Donald Trump to the Supreme Court will "flip" the Roe v. Wade decision from the 1970s that basically legalized abortion.
Nick Loeb, who produced, co-wrote and co-directed Roe v. Wade, says the comparisons between what is being said now about Kavanaugh and was said when Roe v. Wade was re-argued in the early 1970s after a few President Richard Nixon...
The chaplain for the Catholic publication, "Our Sunday Visitor," has serious doubts about the effectiveness of adding conservative Court members to the Supreme Court. I suppose a major piece of abortion legislation will test that idea?
A movie isn't going to have much of an effect on people who support abortion, but a steady pressure on abortion clinics has seemed to of work.
Seattle Times Staff wrote: ...But there is such a place, and â€śFrontlineâ€ť uses it to provide a tutorial in the successful steps taken by those who wish to overturn Roe v. Wade. â€śThe Last Abortion Clinicâ€ť is a good one-hour investment for anyone whoâ€™s been meaning to catch up on this issue following the nomination of Judge Samuel Alito for Supreme Court justice.
...Like other causes backed by conservative Christians, the anti-abortion movement has matured from grass-roots extremism into a sophisticated organization. Its influence has helped pass state laws that counter weakly enforced federal statutes intended to protect choice....
excerpt from: "Frontlineâ€™s â€śThe Last Abortion Clinicâ€ť is primer on the erosion of Roe v. Wade"
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The original video is still available plus updates?
Wash't there another movie about the Philadelphia 'doctor' (sorry, "Dr Tim") who performed thousands of abortions--Goshen or Ghosn or something like that, right? See--it made such a Big Impact that I can't remember the name. Same thing will happen with this movie.