TITLE

Mixed Signals

AUTHOR(S)
Leib, Ethan J.
PUB. DATE
November 2005
SOURCE
New Republic;11/14/2005, Vol. 233 Issue 20, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on the question of whether or not U.S. Supreme Court Nominee Samuel Alito is a threat to abortion rights. Though Alito's mother claims he's against abortion, Alito's record does not portray him as a complete abortion opponent. In Planned Parenthood v. Casey, Alito wrote a dissent claiming that spousal notification was not an undue burden on a woman's ability to get an abortion, but in Planned Parenthood v. Farmer, Alito struck down as unconstitutional a New Jersey ban on partial-birth abortion.
ACCESSION #
18786117

 

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