Posted on July 10, 2018 Issues: Abortion Judicial Nominations Supreme Court

“Historically and for good reason, we expect the Supreme Court to respect its precedent: That is important to the continuity of law,” says Kelli Garcia, director of Reproductive Justice Initiatives at the National Women’s Law Center. However, she adds, “The Supreme Court can overturn its own precedent.” And with respect to Roe, that’s exactly what abortions rights proponents worry may happen—and soon. […] “In the Jane Doe opinion, Judge Kavanaugh basically said that … for the government to allow Jane Doe to go to her appointment, that would somehow be ‘facilitating’ the abortion, and the government wasn’t required to do that,” says Garcia. [And more.]

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