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Expect a Dramatic Anti-Alito Press Conference

AP:

The attorney who won the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that established abortion rights says she will likely oppose Samuel Alito’s nomination to the Supreme Court, but is still studying his writings and opinions before taking a formal position.

“At this point, I will assume I will eventually come out against him,” Sarah Weddington said Wednesday after a speech at Ohio State University. “The question we have to ask is, would we want to live in an America he would envision?”

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