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What GOP-nominated justices said about Roe to Senate panel

Supreme Court Abortion What Justices Said
Posted at 2:09 PM, May 07, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-07 17:09:55-04

WASHINGTON (AP) — In one form or another, every Supreme Court nominee is asked during Senate hearings about his or her views of the landmark abortion rights ruling that has stood for a half century.

Now, a draft opinion obtained by Politico suggests that a majority of the court is prepared to strike down the Roe v. Wade decision from 1973, leaving it to the states to determine a woman’s ability to get an abortion.

Republican-nominated justices now hold a 6-3 majority, and they gave varying answers to senators when asked for their views on the abortion case.