Pence Responds to Democrat Criticisms: 'Kavanaugh Will Not Legislate from the Bench'

Thursday, 12 Jul, 2018

He also said of a planned one-on-one meeting next Monday between Trump and Putin, "The meeting in Helsinki will be an opportunity for the President to sit down and, I think, evaluate the leader of Russian Federation in a fresh way". During the 2016 campaign, Pence said that he hoped to see the ruling end up on "the ash heap of history", while Trump predicted that Roe v. Wade would be overturned "automatically" if he appointed anti-abortion-rights justices to the court.

President Trump's appointment of a new, conservative Supreme Court justice could have a major impact on a number of federal laws, but pro-abortion rights groups fear Roe v. Wade could be one of the biggest to be overturned.

New York State Attorney General Barbara Underwood also opposes Kavanaugh's nomination. Lawmakers adjourned last month and aren't expected to return to Albany until next year.

Said Cecile Richards, former president of Planned Parenthood: "We can not allow our daughters to have fewer rights than we do".

Both Myrick and Lipton-Lubet agree that there is no way to predict which abortion case is likely to reach the high court first.

Pro-choice groups are anxious a conservative majority on the Supreme Court could reverse the 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling.

Nixon sent a fundraising pitch with a goal of raising her own $64,000 by midnight Thursday, The New York Post reports.

The governor's critics, which include his Democratic primary challenger Cynthia Nixon, say he has not done enough during his two terms in office to get the reproductive health act passed.

The GOP nominee for governor, Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro, questioned Cuomo's sincerity in making abortion rights a main focus for several successive days. NY changed its law, so abortion was legal in NY.

"If our experience around the world has taught us anything, it's that overturning Roe is just the beginning to ending abortion in America", said Jor-El Godsey, president of Heartbeat International.

WEDDINGTON: To gratitude that I had the opportunity but anger that suddenly Trump, who has no right to give speeches to anybody about ethics, is now saying, well, he thinks women shouldn't have abortions. Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.), who was announced by the Trump administration as Kavanaugh's "Sherpa" to guide him through the nominating process and the many upcoming meetings on Capitol Hill. She pointed to a June survey from the non-partisan Kaiser Family Foundation that found 73 percent of independent voters say they want to keep Roe v. Wade in place.

New Mexico has not passed any new legislation related to abortion in almost 20 years.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said the Senate will vote on the nominee this fall before the midterm elections.

And, as she's always maintained, Gloria says there's only ONE group that should be trusted on such an important issue.

Kathleen Gallagher, the director of pro-life activities for the New York State Catholic Conference, a key opponent, said that the governor's proposal would make late-term abortion available "for nearly any reason", would let health providers other than doctors perform abortions and would eliminate the crime of an "unwanted abortional act".