National Right to Life has released a statement on President Trump’s nomination for the U.S. Supreme Court, Judge Neil Gorsuch. Gorsuch does not have a very extensive record in regard to abortion but has written a book on euthanasia and assisted suicide. In The Future of Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia, Gorsuch makes a strong case against euthanasia and assisted suicide by explaining the inherent value of human life, and the inherent immorality of taking an innocent human life. Assuming Judge Gorsuch’s position on abortion is consistent with his book, he will likely be a strong pro-life justice. Judge Gorsuch’s previous rulings also show him to be a staunch defender of religious freedom and an opponent of judicial overreach.
Given his record, pro-lifers have reason to be optimistic about Judge Gorsuch’s nomination to the Supreme Court. National Right to Life’s Senior Policy Adviser, Douglas Johnson, stated this about the nomination, “Pro-life legislators and activists nationwide can have high confidence that as a Supreme Court justice, Neil Gorsuch will not join those who have nullified past efforts to protect the lives of unborn children and other vulnerable humans.”
You can read the full statement from National Right to Life HERE.