Judges clapped at conservative group’s anniversary dinner | app

WASHINGTON (AP) — Four of the five Supreme Court justices who struck down the constitutional right to abortion showed up at the conservative Federalist Society’s black-tie dinner marking its 40th anniversary.

Judge Samuel Alito received a long, loud ovation Thursday night from a crowd of 2,000, most in tuxedos and robes, when another speaker praised his opinion in June that overturned Roe v. Wade, long a target of judicial conservatives.

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