Brett Kavanaugh was asked about abortion in his confirmation hearing. His answer tells us nothing.

“A lot of terms like ‘settled law’ or ‘respecting precedent’ are troubling,” Gretchen Borchelt, the vice president for reproductive rights and health at the National Women’s Law Center, told Vox in an interview last week. “They don’t actually tell you his views, and they’re code words for people who want to see that precedent be overruled.”