WASHINGTON, DC, September 7, 2005 ( – Speaking at the National Press Club Tuesday, former Supreme Court nominee Robert Bork said that the likelihood that the Roe v Wade Supreme Court decision permitting abortion would be overturned within the next ten years is “virtually nil.”Â

Speaking of Bush Supreme Court nominee John Roberts Bork said, “I simply do not know if he would vote to overturn constitutional mistakes of the past.” Nonetheless Bork contends that Roberts is the best conservatives could hope for.“They’re not going to get any better nominees through,” he said.

Bork also expressed criticism of the courts, particularly regarding their politicization. The Supreme Court “has made itself the most important branch of government,” he said.“Today’s hearings are political circuses and there may be no going back,”

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