Trump Says He Would Appoint Pro-Life Justice To Supreme Court

May 11, 2016 7:24 a.m.

Donald Trump on Tuesday night said that if he is elected president, he will appoint a pro-life justice to the Supreme Court.

During his Fox News show, Bill O’Reilly read a viewer’s question to Trump about how the presumptive Republican presidential nominee would “protect the sanctity of life” as president.

“I will protect it, and the biggest way you can protect it is through the Supreme Court, and putting people on the court,” Trump replied. “Actually, the biggest way you can protect it I guess is by electing me president.”

O’Reilly then asked Trump if he would appoint someone willing to overturn Roe v. Wade.

“I’m going to put conservative judges on, I think one of the biggest things happening in terms of this election are, you know, it could be as many as five judges will be appointed over the next four and a half years, so we’re talking about five judges,” Trump said in response. “And I think probably the most important thing — one of the most important things, other than the security itself of the country, is going to be four to five Supreme Court justices.”

O’Reilly again tried to clarify that Trump wanted to appoint someone who would overturn Roe v. Wade.

“Well, they’ll be pro-life and we’ll see about overturning,” Trump responded.

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