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Alito memo set goal to reverse Roe v. Wade

'85 abortion view surfaces

By Susan Milligan
Globe Staff / December 1, 2005

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WASHINGTON -- Samuel A. Alito Jr., the Supreme Court nominee, wrote a memo in 1985 to his superior in the Reagan administration saying that the Justice Department should set a goal of overturning the Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion, and in the meantime should weaken the law by supporting state restrictions. (Full article: 1168 words)

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