‘It’s precedent’: how supreme court justices spoke about Roe v Wade in the past

by 24britishtvMay 5, 2022, 12:50 p.m. 13
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With Roe v Wade on the brink of defeat, following the leak of a supreme court opinion written by Justice Samuel Alito and signed by four other conservative judges, the court’s views – and track record – on abortion are under extreme scrutiny. Subscribe to Guardian News on YouTube ► http://bit.ly/guardianwiressub The Guardian looks back at what Alito and four other justices have said on the landmark 1973 case in the past. Brett Kavanaugh and Neil Gorsuch were adamant when pressed at their own confirmation hearings that they viewed Roe v Wade as 'precedent', with Kavanaugh and Amy Coney Barrett citing the Planned Parenthood v Casey decision in 1992, which reaffirmed the landmark ruling. US supreme court justices on abortion – what they’ve said and how they’ve voted ▶ https://www.theguardian.com/law/2022/may/04/how-supreme-court-justices-voted-abortion-alito-roberts-thomas-kavanaugh The Guardian publishes independent journalism, made possible by supporters. Contribute to The Guardian today ► https://bit.ly/3uhA7zg Website ► https://www.theguardian.com Facebook ►https://www.facebook.com/theguardian Twitter ► https://twitter.com/guardian Instagram ► https://instagram/guardian #Abortion #SupremeCourt #RoeVWade £RoeVsWade #BrettKavanaugh #AmyConeyBarrett #PlannedParenthood #NeilGorsuch

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