When the U.S. Department of Justice filed a petition with the Supreme Court on November 3, seeking to vacate the D.C. Circuit’s decision that a minor illegal alien (Jane Doe) had a constitutional right to an abortion, there were two responses: the pro-life perspective and the abortion-rights counter.
Pro-life conservatives, myself included, condemned Doe’s American Civil Liberties Union attorneys for misleading the government on the timing of the procedure then spiriting Doe away a day early at 4 a.m. to obtain an abortion. The ACLU reacted with smug satisfaction, portraying government attorneys as inept and the filing a mere attempt to scapegoat the ACLU and placate pro-lifers.
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The ACLU’s press release charged that “[u]nder criticism from anti-choice activists for failing to file a timely appeal
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