‘The violence it does to the Constitution’: Nancy Pelosi says marriage equality could be in danger if Roe ruling is finalized
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D- Calif., speaks at an Equal Pay Day event on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on March 15, 2022. - Yuri Gripas/Abaca Press/TNS

SEATTLE — U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi warned Wednesday that marriage equality and other constitutional rights could soon be in danger if the draft opinion of the U.S. Supreme Court striking down Roe v. Wade is finalized. Speaking in person with The Seattle Times editorial board Wednesday, Pelosi assailed the opinion for “the violence it does to the Constitution” and said it “mocked” Roe v. Wade, privacy and a woman’s right to choose. “It has an impact beyond a woman’s right to choose,” Pelosi said. “The next thing could be gay marriage equality, there’s so many other things that once you’v...