Only if Roe is overturned
"In Wisconsin, abortion is still a crime."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, July 25th, 2018
200 years? More like never
Says Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s opinion that a president "may decline to enforce a statute . . . when the president deems the statute unconstitutional" is "contrary to 200 years of Supreme Court precedent."
— Politifact National on Monday, July 16th, 2018
No clear leaning pro or con
Says Brett Kavanaugh is "pro-Obamacare."
— Politifact PunditFact on Wednesday, July 11th, 2018
On the same page
On assault weapons, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s position is "way out of the judicial mainstream, far to the right of even late Justice Scalia."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, July 11th, 2018
Manchin's support was crucial
"If Joe Manchin had his way, Judge Gorsuch never would have been able to get a vote."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
Exception, not the rule
Says there is a "traditional 60-vote threshold for confirming Supreme Court nominees."
— Politifact New Hampshire on Friday, March 31st, 2017
Takes a leap to make this conclusion
Says Neil Gorsuch "comes down on the side of felons over gun safety."
— Politifact National on Thursday, February 2nd, 2017
Mostly 9 members since 1837
"There is long historical precedent for a Supreme Court with fewer justices."
— Politifact Texas on Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016
Stop and fisk
Says "no, you’re wrong," responding to the assertion that stop-and-frisk was ruled unconstitutional in New York.
— Politifact National on Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
The case for keeping Uighurs at Gitmo lacked evidence
Says Merrick Garland "authored an opinion that resulted in the release of 17 Guantanamo Bay prisoners who were part of a group of violent Islamist extremists the State Department had designated as terrorists."
— Politifact Pennsylvania on Tuesday, June 7th, 2016
Not an open and shut case
"Every (U.S. Supreme Court) nominee since 1875 has received a nomination hearing."
— Politifact Virginia on Sunday, March 20th, 2016
Blocking a U.S. Supreme Court nomination during the remaining months of President Obama’s term "would leave the nation’s highest court with an unprecedented year-long vacancy."
— Politifact New Hampshire on Friday, February 19th, 2016
Trump says he was kidding
Says "the one person (Donald Trump) has suggested that would make a good justice is his sister, who is a court of appeals judge appointed by Bill Clinton. She is a hardcore pro-abortion liberal judge."
— Politifact National on Tuesday, February 16th, 2016
If Reagan wasn't a lame duck, how is Obama?
"It has been over 80 years since a lame-duck president appointed a Supreme Court justice."
— Politifact Florida on Sunday, February 14th, 2016
Claim leaves misleading impression
Says he will pursue change in federal law to protect employees from "extortion from a union" because "the Supreme Court has ruled that federal prohibitions outlawing extortion usually do not apply to unions."
— Politifact Wisconsin on Thursday, September 17th, 2015
Scholars: Ruling didn't change Constitution's pastor protections
There is debate among constitutional scholars about whether the First Amendment will continue to protect faith leaders from being forced to perform marriages against their religious beliefs.
— Politifact Georgia on Wednesday, August 12th, 2015
Not universal practices
"Prior to 1962, everybody prayed before school started," and "the Bible was the principal textbook in all schools."
— Politifact PunditFact on Monday, August 10th, 2015
Highest court means something
Says states not directly involved in the gay marriage lawsuits that reached the Supreme Court "are not bound" by the court’s ruling.
— Politifact Texas on Friday, July 31st, 2015
Not what the polls say
The Supreme Court’s views "are radically out of step with public opinion" regarding its decision to legalize same-sex marriage nationwide.
— Politifact National on Wednesday, July 1st, 2015
Who has the final word?
The Supreme Court "can’t overrule the other two" branches of government.
— Politifact National on Friday, May 29th, 2015