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Kavanaugh Files: Abortion Rights

Advocates for abortion rights are concerned that Judge Brett Kavanaugh could become the deciding vote in a future case to potentially overturn Roe v. Wade, the 1973 Supreme Court decision that recognized a woman’s right to an abortion. We review the specific points raised by the Democrats and the facts in each case.

Effect of Overturning Roe v. Wade

Q: What would happen if the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade?

A: Some states would outlaw abortion but others would not.

Kerry Ad on Abortion: Fuzzy Math

Kerry claims the Supreme Court is “just one vote away” from overturning abortion rights for women. Make that TWO votes.