Raymond Wacks

The real mistake of Roe v. Wade

Abortion is a matter of autonomy — not privacy

(Getty images)

Already a subscriber? Log in

This article is for subscribers only

Subscribe today to get 3 months' delivery of the magazine, as well as online and app access, for only £3.

There’s no commitment, you can cancel any time.

  • Weekly delivery of the magazine
  • Unlimited access to our website and app
  • Enjoy Spectator newsletters and podcasts
  • Explore our online archive, going back to 1828
Written by
Raymond Wacks
Raymond Wacks, Emeritus Professor of Law, is the author of numerous books on the right to privacy; his most recent is Protecting Personal Information: The Right to Privacy Reconsidered. His latest book is The Rule of Law under Fire?

Topics in this article


A blooming good offer

Join the conversation with other Spectator readers by getting the next 3 months for £3.

Already a subscriber? Log in