(Cincinnati, OH) Oct 11, 2005 – President Bush is to be enthusiastically congratulated for his outstanding appointment of Judge Samuel A. Alito to the US Supreme Court. While under Democrat control, Judge Alito was unanimously confirmed as an appellate judge in 1990, by both the Judiciary Committee and full Senate. At that time Senator Ted Kennedy said, “Alito has a distinguished record. . . [W]e look forward to supporting you.” Judge Alito has since served with distinction on the Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
President Bush has honored his commitment to appoint Supreme Court Justices in the molds of Justices Scalia and Thomas. Judge Alito has acquired the nickname Scalito because of his similarity to Justice Antonin Scalia.
In Planned Parenthood v. Casey, Judge Alito voted to uphold informed consent, parental consent and reporting and public disclosure requirements. He also supported that the husband first be informed if his wife was having an abortion.
Bradley Mattes, Executive Director of Life Issues Institute, said, ”Judge Alito is a nominee the entire pro-life movement can, without hesitation, get behind. President Bush has hit a home run by nominating Judge Alito. We call on the liberal pro-abortion senators to give Judge Alito a fair up-or-down vote by the end of the year. This is a great day for unborn babies and their parents!”
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