New York Daily News: Pro-choice activists push Jerry Nadler to subpoena Justice Kavanaugh’s abortion opinions penned under the first Bush White House

05.24.19


With Southern states passing harsh new abortion restrictions aimed squarely at bringing a challenge in the Supreme Court, pro-choice activists are turning to one lawmaker who could be key to helping their cause, but hasn’t — New York Rep. Jerry Nadler.

Nadler has long been a supporter of abortion rights, but a mix of pro-choice and left-leaning court advocates are targeting him because as chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, he holds the rare position of being able to do the investigation into Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh that Republican senators never did.

They hope Nadler can get information that would jettison Kavanaugh from any abortion case.

“With the stroke of a pen, Chairman Nadler can obtain the documents that Republicans worked so hard to conceal during Kavanaugh’s confirmation last year,” said Brian Fallon, who heads the group Demand Justice.

Read the full article here.