Supreme Court Justice links abortion and eugenics

Editor’s note. We’ve already run multiple posts on the Supreme Court’s handling of a 2016 Indiana law in which the Justices overruled the 7th Circuit and said the part of the law requiring humane disposal of aborted babies was permissible but chose not to address another part of the law which banned eugenic abortions. The …

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Five Takeaways from Tuesday’s Supreme Court decisions on abortion

By Dave Andrusko We posted two stories yesterday explaining just a portion of the Supreme Court’s Box v. Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky decision in which the Justices voted to uphold one part of a 2016 Indiana abortion law while laying over for another day the second part. I’d like to revisit in depth …

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Justice Clarence Thomas Exposes Planned Parenthood’s Eugenic Roots

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court today, in Box v. Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky, allowed to stand a decision by the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals striking Indiana’s “Sex Selective and Disability Abortion Ban.” The bill, which originally passed the Indiana legislature in March 2016, prohibited abortion based on the unborn child’s race, …

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Supreme Court upholds one part of 2016 Indiana law, waits for another day to address second

Justice Thomas offers powerful criticism of eugenic abortions By Dave Andrusko Pro and anti-life groups had waited for months for the Supreme Court to address two provisions of a 2016 Indiana abortion law. This morning the Justices punted on a law that banned abortions (in Justice Clarence Thomas’s words) “when the provider knows that the …

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Indiana asks Supreme Court to uphold ban on eugenic abortions and requirement of humane disposal of aborted babies’ remains

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. This ran December 20, 2018, and offers background to today’s Supreme Court order. The headline to a story that appeared on the Facebook page of an Indiana television station is (to pro-lifers) both unsurprising and amusing: “State Leaders Not Giving Up On Reinstating Blocked Abortion Law: Attorney general’s office asks …

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Twelve years ago tomorrow the Supreme Court upheld the historic ban on Partial-Birth Abortion

By Dave Andrusko For four decades National Right to Life has been at the eye of the abortion hurricane, acting as the calm, disciplined center of pro-life politics, education, and legislation. That was never more on display than twelve years ago tomorrow when, on April 18, 2007, the United States Supreme Court upheld the federal …

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Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas condemns Democrat attacks on SCOTUS contender Amy Coney Barrett’s faith

By Calvin Freiburger Editor’s note. This is excerpted from a post that appeared at LifeSiteNews. MALIBU, April 15, 2019 — The most conservative sitting justice of the U.S. Supreme Court spoke out this month in defense of a potential future colleague against left-wing criticism directed at Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s Catholic faith. President Donald Trump …

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NBC Hails ‘Pop Culture Phenomenon’ Ginsburg; RBG Doc ‘Gift to the Culture’

By Kyle Drennen During the 9:00 a.m. ET hour of Monday’s Today show, the hosts of the NBC broadcast were beside themselves with glee as they celebrated the Ruth Bader Ginsburg documentary RBG being nominated for two Academy Awards ahead of Sunday’s Oscars. The left-wing Supreme Court justice was hailed as a “pop culture phenomenon” …

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Ginburg’s absence from oral arguments stirs talk about the confirmation battle that would ensue if she steps down

By Dave Andrusko It’s the way news often works in Washington, DC. Politico ran a story yesterday that in light of a recent health scare Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg went through, only stated the obvious —”Trump White House urging allies to prepare for possible RBG departure.” This gives reporters and columnists a chance …

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Supreme Court will not hear challenge to court decisions denying states right to reroute Medicaid funding away from Planned Parenthood to full service health care providers

By Dave Andrusko On Monday morning a divided Supreme Court turned down challenges from Kansas and Louisiana to lower court decisions which rejected their attempts to reroute taxpayer funds away from Planned Parenthood and other abortion businesses to full-service health providers which do not perform abortions. At least four justices must agree to take up …

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Brett Kavanaugh Sworn In as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court

By Carol Tobias, President I had the honor and the privilege of representing National Right to Life at the White House last night, to see Brett Kavanaugh sworn in as the newest member of the U.S. Supreme Court. Prior to President Trump and Justice Kavanaugh entering the room, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, with Senator …

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Senate confirms Judge Kavanaugh to serve on Supreme Court

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Senate today confirmed (50-48) the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to serve as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. “Today’s Senate vote is a victory for Judge Kavanaugh, and for the President, but also for the rule of law – it is a victory for all who believe that …

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