Americans United for Life Announces Legal Prospectus on Probable Supreme Court Nominees
The comprehensive, concise document identifies nine probable nominees and highlights cases, past writings, opinions, and arguments indicating affinities for pro-abortion activism. In addition, it explains how past interpretations by some of the individuals could be applied to future rulings on life issues. The prospectus also identifies personal endorsements of and political contributions to extreme, pro-abortion activist groups.
For example, Solicitor General
To access the prospectus, visit: http://www.aul.org/ussc_potentials
AUL President Dr.
“The records of these potential nominees are absolutely the most radically pro-abortion our country has ever seen. Every potential nominee is pro-abortion and would advance President Obama’s radical agenda to enact FOCA, eliminating every restriction on abortion nationwide. In their records, we see examples such as ruling in favor of taxpayer-funded abortion-on-demand, vetoing common-sense abortion regulations, favoring an expansive right to privacy, and restricting the First Amendment rights of pro-life activists.
“One of the reasons for the controversy surrounding President Obama’s visit to
“We expect that with this upcoming nomination, he will continue the rhetoric of valuing the protection of all human life while in reality undermining protections currently in place. We will continue to work to draw attention to this gap, and we will make the pro-life voice heard during this nomination process.”
Probable “Short List”
Elena Kagan, Solicitor General of the United States
- The Honorable Diane Wood, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Janet Napolitano, U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security
- The Honorable
Leah Ward Sears, Chief Justice of the Georgia Supreme Court
- The Honorable Sonia Sotomayor, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Other Potential Nominees
Jennifer Granholmof Michigan
Deval Patrickof Massachusetts
Kathleen M. Sullivan, Stanford Law School
- Cass Sunstein, White House Office of Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulator Affairs
About Americans United for Life
Americans United for Life (AUL) is a nonprofit, public-interest law and policy organization whose vision is a nation in which everyone is welcomed in life and protected in law. The first national pro-life organization in America, AUL has been committed to defending human life through vigorous judicial, legislative, and educational efforts at both the federal and state levels since 1971. The Wall Street Journal has profiled AUL, and PBS’ Frontline program chronicled AUL’s successful efforts in
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