Bernie Sanders vows never to appoint a Supreme Court justice who won't uphold Roe vs. Wade

Mail Online | 5/19/2019 | Emily Goodin, U.s. Political Reporter For;Wires
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Bernie Sanders will join protesters in Birmingham on Sunday to sound off against Alabama's controversial abortion law.

Sanders, a leading progressive among Democrats, also vowed - should he be elected president - not to appoint any justice to the Supreme Court who wouldn't uphold Roe vs. Wade, the landmark case that made abortion legal.

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'What they did in Alabama is unbelievable,' Sanders said Sunday on NBC's 'Meet the Press.'

'If you're asking me, would I ever appoint a Supreme Court justice who does not believe in defending Roe versus Wade, who does not believe that a woman has the right to control her own body, I will never do that,' he added.

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The senator from Vermont will join protesters in the state after his rally in Alabama, CNN reported. Sanders is on a campaign swing of Southern states.

Sanders and other Democrats have been slamming the state for its restrictive law, which only allows exceptions for life of the mother.

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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, who's also running for the 2020 presidential nomination, said President Donald Trump has 'started a war on America's women.'

'This is nothing short of an all-out assault on women's reproductive freedom, an effort to take away our basic human rights and civil rights, and make no mistake, the 30 states that are trying to unwind abortion rights are trying to get rid of Roe v. Wade,' she said Sunday on CBS' 'Face the Nation.'

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'I hope America's women are paying attention because President Trump has started a war on America's women. And if it's a fight he wants to have, it's a fight he's going to have, and he's going to lose,' she added.

Even some Republicans have called Alabama's law too restrictive.

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'I don't support the Alabama law,' GOP Sen. Mitt Romney told CNN's 'State of the Union.'

Romney stated he is against abortion,...
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