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Pro-life leaders applaud passage of bill to ban most abortions in Alabama

Pro-life leaders applaud passage of bill to ban most abortions in Alabama

By passing a bill to ban abortion in nearly all circumstances, the Alabama Legislature has recognized that abortion is “the extinguishing of a unique human life,” said the president and CEO of Americans United for Life.

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Brett Kavanaugh has been nominated. What’s the future of Roe v. Wade?

Brett Kavanaugh has been nominated. What’s the future of Roe v. Wade?

| July 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

President Donald Trump’s nomination of D.C. Circuit Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh to fill the seat on the U.S. Supreme Court vacated by Justice Anthony Kennedy may furnish the fifth vote needed to overrule Roe v. Wade, the 1973 landmark ruling that legalized abortion in every jurisdiction of the United States. Judge Kavanaugh is a textualist who is suspicious of the kind of judicial innovation that led to the court’s ruling in Roe. That decision removed a matter of grave moral concern — about which there was and remains no public moral consensus — from the democratic process.

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