Justices’ views on abortion in their own words and votes

When the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in a major abortion case from Mississippi in December, it was clear to observers that there was substantial support among the court’s conservative majority for overruling two landmark decisions that established and reaffirmed a woman’s right to an abortion. Even before arguments in the current case, however, the justices themselves have had a lot to say about abortion over the years — in opinions, votes, Senate confirmation testimony and elsewhere.

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Alito defends SCOTUS at Notre Dame

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito pushed back against critics during a stop in South Bend on Sept. 30, defending the high court’s recent handlings of cases on its emergency docket and accusing the media and certain politicians of making the court appear “sinister.”

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