She has called that decision precedent.
Translation: Mr. President, don't you dare send us a nominee who would overturn Roe v. Wade! At this point, pro-lifers turned to their second-best option - changing the Supreme Court so that they could overturn Roe v. Wade.
The founders didn't contemplate or intend the courts to be policymakers and legislate from the bench - a favorite tactic of the left.
Fifty-four and 53 percent of respondents to this week's Economist/YouGov poll said it was very important that the next Supreme Court justice share their views on immigration and voting rights, versus 47 percent who said the same about abortion rights. For the next twenty-six years, as long as Kennedy was on the Court, conservatives and liberals lived with a Court that neither side was fully happy with, but that both sides grudgingly agreed to accept - a Court that had a 5-4 conservative majority on economic issues and property rights, but a 5-4 liberal majority on social issues such as same-sex marriage and, of course, abortion rights.
In a press statement published at the Planned Parenthood website, the groups say their announcement of the special standard "comes after President Trump promised to appoint only biased justices who will overturn Roe v. Wade and strike down the Affordable Care Act".
Like millions of other Americans, I believe that protecting the lives of millions of unborn children is our moral duty.
England band out of tune with fans, says David Baddiel
The chorus contains the lyrics "It's coming home, it's coming home, it's coming, football's coming home". Fair, but we mustn't forget the line which follows: "I know that was then / but it could be again".
Even now, with Roe v. Wade's protections in place, a woman's access to abortion is heavily dependent on where she lives. A unanimous Supreme Court nomination would be unimaginable today.
And there is precedent for overturning Supreme Court precedents. Actors Jon Voight and Robert Davi will star as two Supreme Court Justices.
ACLU national political director Faiz Shakir says the ads are meant as a "gentle plea" for Murkowski and Collins to follow their records and stand against any undermining of Roe v. Wade. No one should pretend that Roe v. Wade was handed down to us on stone tablets from God.
With Donald Trump's likely appointment of another conservative to the Supreme Court certain to further the partisan divide already prominent in the United States, some outlets are reporting that many Senate Republicans are expressing an unwillingness to approve an anti-abortion Supreme Court nominee. Democrats need to maintain their votes, plus one Republican to vote against the nominee to halt confirmation. Concerns about whether the Supreme Court will reverse Roe now dominate the conversation surrounding every Supreme Court nomination and presidential election, and they have polarized the nation.
On Friday, at a rally in Wisconsin where she was joined by House Speaker Paul Ryan, Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Leah Vukmir said Sen.
However, Republican Sen. John McCain - being treated for brain cancer in his home state of Arizona - is not expected to be well enough to come to Washington to vote. Justice Antonin Scalia was confirmed by a vote of 98-0 in 1986.