Category Archives: Supreme Court

Dred Scott vs. Sanford and Roe vs. Wade

Pro-life activists often compare Roe vs. Wade, which dictated that a preborn baby is not a person, with the Supreme Court Case Dred Scott vs. Sanford which mandated that an African-American was not a person under the law. Chief Justice Taney in … Continue reading

Share on Facebook
Posted in Supreme Court | Leave a comment

Amicus brief on fetal development submitted to the Supreme Court

Amicus brief submitted to the Supreme Court before Roe V Wade, submitted on October 1971 by a group of 220 physicians, scientists, and professors: “In its seventh week [the preborn child] bears the familiar external features and all the internal … Continue reading

Share on Facebook
Posted in Fetal Development, Supreme Court | Leave a comment

Judge had questions about Doe vs. Bolton abortion case

On the same day that Roe vs. Wade was decided, a lesser-known court ruling, Doe vs. Bolton, was also passed. This case pertained to another woman who lawyer said wanted an abortion. In reality, the woman, Sandra Cano, was never … Continue reading

Share on Facebook
Posted in Supreme Court | Leave a comment

After Roe V Wade, Supreme Court Justice denies the law creates “abortion on demand”

Supreme Court Justice Warren Berger voted in favor of legalizing abortion in Roe V Wade. On the day of the ruling, the dissenting Justices claimed that striking down restrictions on abortion would lead to women having abortions in abortion clinics … Continue reading

Share on Facebook
Posted in Supreme Court | Leave a comment

Supreme Court: Corporations and nature are “persons”

Supreme Court Justice William Douglas defined “person” in 1972 Sierra Club vs. Morton “The ordinary corporation is a “person” for purposes of the adjudicatory process… So it should be as respects to valleys, Alpine Meadows, rivers, lakes, estuaries, beaches, ridges, … Continue reading

Share on Facebook
Posted in Supreme Court | Leave a comment