The New Republic: The Feigned Ignorance and Callous Indifference of the Supreme Court’s Anti-Roe Majority

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Emily Cooke


Reproductive Rights

This excerpt is from a piece that originally ran on May 6, 2022.

If Donald Trump’s three appointees thrust the court definitively to the right, this lopsided configuration is not just the result of a terrible president and some accidents of timing; it’s the culmination of the Republican Party’s long, concerted project to fill the court with judges who would be sympathetic to destroying Roe. Going as far back as Ronald Reagan, Republican judicial nominees to both the lower courts and the Supreme Court were appointed “in large part based on their opposition” to abortion, said Nan Aron, the founder and former president of Alliance for Justice.

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