Blackmun – Nixon, Republican
Powell – Nixon, Republican
Burger – Nixon, Republican
Rehnquist – Nixon, Republican
Brennan – Eisenhower, Republican
Stewart – Eisenhower, Republican
Douglas – Roosevelt, Democrat
White – Kennedy, Democrat
Marshall – Johnson, Democrat
One Democrat, Byron White, and one Republican, William Rehnquist, dissented.
All the rest, five Republicans and two Democrats, came down on the side of the dehumanization, the depersonification, of the most innocent, the most helpless, the most defenseless, among us.
The blood of more than sixty million victims is on their hands, and the hands of every American politician and judge since then who has failed to do what it takes to provide the equal protection that God and our Constitution absolutely require.