Attorney Who Will Fight for Mississippi Abortion Ban at Supreme Court Clerked for Justice Clarence Thomas
November 30, 2021 | District of Columbia
In front of the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, Mississippi lawyer Scott Grant Stewart will argue that Roe v. Wade was “egregiously wrong” and states should be allowed to protect unborn babies from abortion again.
Pro-life advocates hope that Stewart’s arguments will succeed in convincing the justices, one of whom he clerked for, that they should overturn the infamous ruling and end nearly 50 years of forcing states to legalize abortion on demand.
California Catholic Daily reports Stewart has a conservative background, including clerking for Justice Clarence Thomas. Thomas once described Roe as “grievously wrong” and said it “should be overruled.”
Stewart also worked in the U.S. Department of Justice under President Donald Trump. And as a student at Princeton University, he wrote a paper arguing that U.S. presidents should spend more time talking about the abortion issue, according to the Washington Post… (Excerpts from lifenews.com)