Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh—the newest justices on the bench who could be deciding votes in a 5-4 case—said little on Wednesday, with Justice Samuel Alito being the most vocal member in questioning the abortion clinic’s case against the law.
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The books include The Education of Brett Kavanaugh, Search and Destroy and Justice on Trial.
Almost all U.S. senators are expected to vote along party lines, but Trump’s Supreme Court pick poses a serious challenge for a few — including Indiana’s Joe Donnelly, a Catholic Democrat.
Associates of Supreme Court nominee say he is a sincere Catholic who is committed to living the tenets of the Church.
Pro-life analysts are optimistic about legal gains at the state level if Kavanaugh is confirmed, but caution that it’s unlikely the 1973 Supreme Court decision would be reversed by a single action.
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.