Category Archives: Supreme Court

This Day in History: Akron v. Akron Center for Reproductive Health

By Dave Andrusko Perusing through old issues of National Right to Life News, I [re]discovered it was on June 15, 1983, that the Supreme Court gutted several very commonsense limitations on abortion in the case known as Akron v. Akron

47 years ago Harry Blackmun sworn in as a justice of the Supreme Court

By Dave Andrusko Each January 22 pro-lifers commemorate the anniversary of one of the darkest day in American jurisprudence: the day, in 1973, when the Supreme Court handed down its infamous tandem decisions of Roe v. Wade and Doe v.

Pro-abortion Justice Ginsburg on Roe, Casey, and the future of abortion

By Dave Andrusko To Washington, DC, gossip and rumors are the secular equivalent of the bread of life. Thus, as surely as night follows day, now that Judge Neil Gorsuch is Justice Neil Gorsuch, there is rampant speculation about which,

As Justice Gorsuch is sworn in, President Trump describes him as “a man who is deeply faithful to the Constitution of the United States”

Justice Neil Gorsuch is sworn in by Associate Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy as President Trump and Mrs. Gorsuch look on. (Chip Somodevilla [Getty Images])

By Dave Andrusko I would have loved to have been at the White House Rose Garden today as Justice Anthony Kennedy administered the judicial oath to now Justice Neil Gorsuch. Gorsuch, the 113th Supreme Court, worked as a clerk for

Here’s how you made the Gorsuch victory happen

Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch

You won! More important for our country, the law and our Constitution won. And that can’t help but be good for unborn babies! Wealthy pro-abortion groups poured massive amounts of energy and resources into defeating Judge Neil Gorsuch’s confirmation to

In landmark week, united Senate Republicans win “historic victory” on Supreme Court nominations

WASHINGTON – Today’s 54-45 roll call confirming Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court is the capstone on yesterday’s landmark victory, when united Senate Republicans, under Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), put an end to the ability of Senate Democrats

Gorsuch confirmed as 113th justice of the Supreme Court

By Dave Andrusko The Washington Post headline today was succinct and to the point: “Senate confirms Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court.” But those seven words offered pro-lifers the assurance that pro-life President Donald Trump was serious about choosing someone in

Stage now set for a final roll call on Friday to confirm Judge Gorsuch

By Dave Andrusko When NRLC described today’s party-line vote to break (“invoke cloture”) the Democrats’ filibuster of Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch as “historic,” it was no exaggeration. It is also no exaggeration to say that pro-abortion Democrats were

National Right to Life: U.S. Senate Republicans unite to produce historic victory

WASHINGTON – Led by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), U.S. Senate Republicans today united to produce a historic victory for their party, the President, and the country — and a huge defeat for a coalition of left-wing groups, led by

Judiciary Committee approves Gorsuch, but fight continues

Supreme Court Nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch

Calls, letters, and emails continue to pour into Senate offices asking senators to vote to confirm Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court. And they need to! We always knew that the battle over Judge Gorsuch’s confirmation would come

Senate begins formally debating Gorsuch nomination

Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch

By Dave Andrusko Following yesterday’s Senate Judiciary Committee 11-9 vote in favor of Judge Neil Gorsuch, the full Senate today began formally debating whether Judge Gorsuch will replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court. By the end

Senate Judiciary Committee advances nomination of Judge Gorsuch

Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch

By Dave Andrusko Like many of you, before the Senate Judiciary Committee voted 11-9 to advance to the full Senate the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to become the newest member of the Supreme Court, I jumped back and forth