"Roberts’ Wife Was Board Member of “Feminists for Life”"
Though John Roberts’ views on privacy and reproductive rights are still unknown (like so much about the nominee), Roberts’ wife is a prominent anti-choice activist.
Jane Sullivan Roberts has extensive ties to the conservative group Feminists for Life. As late as 1998, Mrs. Roberts was the group’s Executive Vice President. In 2001, she was identified as the “FFL board counsel,” and in the Summer 2002 FFL quarterly, The American Feminist, Roberts is listed as a member of the “Elizabeth Cady Stanton Circle” of fundraisers, who have raised between $1,000-$2,499 for the organization.
UPDATE: To get a sense of FFL, here’s the top item on their “News” page:
If the Supreme Court overturns the Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion, says Senator Barbara Boxer (D-Calif)., “…a minimum of 5,000 women a year will die.” Serrin Foster explains why women deserve better than fabricated statistics or legal and lethal abortion. See the complete story at LifeNews.com.