The abortion case that could decide the fate of Trump's court pick

Kavanaugh's role in illegal immigrant abortion case irks both sides

Stephen Dinan

Document Publication: The Washington Times - Washington, DC

Publication Date: July 10, 2018

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Get ready to hear about a court case known as Garza v. Hargan.

The case, which involved an illegal immigrant teen held in government custody who was seeking an abortion, is already a major dividing line for Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump’s pick to the Supreme Court.


They also fretted over a 2015 opinion he authored in another major case, Priests for Life v. HHS, where he ruled for the priests, but not broadly enough for some conservatives.

“Judge Kavanaugh is simply the wrong nominee — even a bad nominee,” the AFA said. “Based on his written opinions, Judge Kavanaugh has demonstrated a deficiency in a constitutional judicial philosophy of a limited judiciary. Some of his decisions may have been favorable, but several of his opinions about those decisions contain problematic language.”

But the Rev. Frank Pavone, national director of Priests for Life, said he was “delighted” at Judge Kavanaugh’s selection.


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