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US pro-choice groups prepare for fight over Supreme Court nominee

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.329.7477.1254-b (Published 25 November 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:1254
  1. Janice Hopkins Tanne
  1. New York

    US organisations supporting women's right to have an abortion are gearing up for a battle over the nomination of a conservative, anti-abortion candidate for a vacancy on the nine member Supreme Court. A change of only one justice on the court could end legal abortions in the United States.

    President Bush will almost certainly be able to appoint one, two, three, or even four new justices to the court. He has often said that he opposes all forms …

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