Category Archives: Supreme Court Abortion Views
This week’s swearing-in of Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch has raised concerns among pro-choice activists. Any of the many state-level abortion restrictions could make their way to the Supreme Court. This, in turn, could spell the end of Roe vs. Wade. Gorsuch replaced a conservative justice. This means the technical balance of the Court hasn’t shifted. But with one more Supreme Court nominee, the Court should shift further right than it has been in four decades.
With all the focus on abortion rights, it’s easy to lose sight of something most people take completely for granted: premarital and casual sex. Abortion rights helped birth the sexual revolution. The transformation this produced took premarital sex from scandalous to standard. A Supreme Court that reverses choice rights, or even one that just eats away at choice, could affect the sex life of anyone who’s ever deigned to have sex outside of marriage–and that’s almost everyone.
Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch abortion.
He has never ruled on abortion. So what does the nominee believe about choice? He ruled in favor of Hobby Lobby in the landmark decision about access to contraceptives. His other rulings point to a staunchly conservative judge. Learn more with our Daily Kos post.
Excerpt: Dianne Feinstein Presses Neil Gorsuch on Abortion Issues
By Joseph P. Williams, Staff Writer | March 22, 2017, at 12:42 p.m.
|| The senator questioned whether the judge, who has said he takes a literal view of the Constitution, would uphold the precedent set by Roe v. Wade.
Beliefs of Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch abortion
Gorsuch has never ruled directly on Roe v. Wade, the landmark opinion legalizing abortion. But conservatives take comfort from some of the language in a book he has penned on assisted suicide.