Bench Memos

More on NARAL’s Lies

NARAL’s ad and press release give the false impression that the Bray case involved “bombings” and other forms of violence. What was instead at issue was the application of the Ku Klux Klan Act to trespassing and obstruction—unlawful conduct to be sure, but of the sort that is usually described by the Left as peaceful civil disobedience when carried out in support of causes that it favors.

It is doubly shameful that NARAL falsely accuses Roberts of having an “ideology” that “leads him to excuse violence against other Americans,” as the very purpose of NARAL is to promote an ideology that excuses the violence of abortion against unborn human beings.

Ed Whelan — Ed Whelan is a leading commentator on nominations to the Supreme Court and the lower courts and on issues of constitutional law.

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