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What kind of Justice would Elena Kagan be? She just told us

Jun 29, 2010

Senator Herb Kohl, questioning Elena Kagan this morning before the Senate Judiciary Committee, asked “Since we don’t have a judicial record for you, what should we use to evaluate you to see what kind of justice you’ll be, what you’re judicial philosophy will be?” Kagan…

Kagan Testimony: Extreme on Abortion

Jun 29, 2010

Moments ago, responding to a line of questions from Senator Diane Feinstein (D-CA), Kagan confirmed her belief that “Roe (v. Wade) and Doe (v. Bolton) require” that any state “regulation” of abortion protect the “health” of women seeking abortion. Kagan isolated the Supreme Court’s holding in the 2007 case, Gonzales v. Carhart—which upheld the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban of 2003 without a “health” exception—by stating that the Gonzales decision only pertained to a particular abortion procedure.

Scalia Polite Comments on Aharon Barak Misrepresented as Endorsement

Jun 29, 2010

Solicitor-General Elena Kagan’s admiration for the world’s leading agenda-driven judge, Aharon Barak, is a story that has gained tremendous momentum over the last week. Americans United for Life has worked for nearly seven weeks to draw attention to this critical issue – the issue Judge…

How would Kagan rule on taxpayer-funded abortion?

Jun 29, 2010

30 Years After Harris v. McRae, Landmark Decision Holds New Significance During Kagan Confirmation Hearings On June 30, 1980 – 30 years ago today – Americans United for Life (AUL) successfully defended the Hyde Amendment before the U.S. Supreme Court in the landmark case Harris…

AUL’s Kagan File: The Case Against Kagan

Jun 28, 2010

MEMORANDUM TO: [Undisclosed Parties] FROM: Americans United for Life Legal Team DATE: June 28, 2010 RE: Elena Kagan File:  The Case Against Kagan Today begins the confirmation hearing for Elena Kagan to the United States Supreme Court.  Since the announcement of her nomination, we have…

AUL’s Kagan File: The “Questions for Kagan” Memo

Jun 25, 2010

MEMORANDUM TO: [Undisclosed Parties] FROM: Americans United for Life Legal Team DATE: June 25, 2010 RE: Elena Kagan File:  Questions for Kagan Backgrounder: When the confirmation hearings for Elena Kagan begin on June 28th, members of the Senate Judiciary Committee will have the opportunity to…

AUL praises Hatch for raising key questions on Kagan nomination

Jun 24, 2010

HATCH “Will the Constitution Control Her or Will She Try to Control the Constitution?” “In the weeks since Elena Kagan’s nomination to the Supreme Court, we have released large volumes of background information on Elena Kagan and raised numerous concerns about her record and philosophy,”…

AUL’s Kagan File: The “Health Care Reform” Memo

Jun 24, 2010

MEMORANDUM TO: [Undisclosed Parties] FROM: Americans United for Life Legal Team DATE: June 22, 2010 RE: Elena Kagan and Health Care Reform What does the nomination of Elena Kagan to the U.S. Supreme Court have to do with abortion funding in the sweeping health care…

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