Wednesday, July 20, 2005

Mister Roberts

An examination of Judge John Glover Roberts, Jr ...
Bush Taps Roberts For Supreme Court Quote!

On abortion, his views are ambiguous. As a judge, Mr. Roberts has never written a legal opinion on the issue, but as an official in the first Bush administration, he wrote a legal brief stating, "We continue to believe that Roe was wrongly decided and should be overruled."

In 2003, however, during his Senate confirmation hearing to his current post, he said, "Roe v. Wade is the settled law of the land. ...There's nothing in my personal views that would prevent me from fully and faithfully applying that precedent."