Abortion, Courts, Politics

Sanders Pledges Pro-Abortion Justices For SCOTUS

Socialist Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) on NBC’s “Meet the Press” said he would defend Roe v. Wade if elected President by only nominating pro-abortion Supreme Court justices. “If you’re asking me would I ever appoint a Supreme Court justice who does not believe in defending Roe vs. Wade, who does not believe that a woman has the right to control her own body, I will never do that,” Sanders said. Similarly, in the wake of the new Alabama law defending life, Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Cory Booker (D-NJ) both told the media they would only support pro-abortion justices. Read more…

Here’s more from The Hill…

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) joined other 2020 Democratic hopefuls on Sunday in pledging to only nominate Supreme Court justices that support the Roe v. Wade decision protecting abortion rights.

“If you’re asking me would I ever appoint a Supreme Court justice who does not believe in defending Roe vs. Wade, who does not believe that a woman has the right to control her own body, I will never do that,” Sanders said on NBC’s “Meet the Press.”

He also condemned a new Alabama law that will ban abortion except when there is a threat to the mother’s life.

“What they did in Alabama was unbelievable,” he said. “The idea that women in this country should not be able to control their own bodies is beyond belief.”

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