In a brief speech after the announcement, Kavanaugh, a practicing Catholic, spoke about the importance of his upbringing and how it has affected his career.
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COMMENTARY: In his last dozen years on the court, there was no more powerful public official in America. He alone decided, in case after case, what U.S. law would be on the most contested of public questions.
Justice Anthony Kennedy was once again the decisive swing vote in a case that could jeopardize similar laws in other states.
NEWS ANALYSIS: The outcome of this case could affect similar laws restricting abortion in Wisconsin, Louisiana and Alabama.
COMMENTARY: The fatal flaw in the June 26 U.S. Supreme Court decision lies in its failure to recognize the nature of marriage.
Court watchers were startled by the caution expressed by Justice Anthony Kennedy, regarded as the likely swing vote on the legally, politically and socially contentious issue.