Alito says abortion ruling 'embedded'
Nominee explains memo to Specter
WASHINGTON -- Supreme Court nominee Samuel A. Alito Jr. told a key Republican senator yesterday that the court's 1973 decision legalizing abortion is ''embedded in the culture" and is entitled to ''considerable" respect as a precedent, his strongest words in support of the abortion rights ruling since his nomination to the high court. (Full article: 886 words)
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