Sixty Pro-Life Leaders Call for Neil Gorsuch’s Confirmation to SCOTUS

By Shane Vander Hart

The Supreme Court Building in Washington, DC. Photo taken by Tim Sackton (CC-By-SA 2.0).

Photo credit: Tim Sackton (CC-By-SA 2.0)

Sixty national and pro-life leaders signed a joint letter calling on the U.S. Senate to confirm Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. Gorsuch, a judge with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, is President Donald Trump’s nominee to fill the vacancy left by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia. Gorsuch’s confirmation hearings started in the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday and Democrats have promised to put up a fight.

National leaders who signed include Marjorie Dannenfelser of Susan B. Anthony List, Frank Cannon of American Principles Project, Tony Perkins of Family Research Council, Lila Rose of Live Action among others. Iowans who signed include Jenifer Bowen, the founder of Life Right Action and spokesperson for Iowa Right to Life, as well as, Scott Valencia, the Chief Operations Officer of Iowa Right to Life.

The text of the letter reads:

On behalf of the millions of members of our national and state-based pro-life and pro-family organizations listed below, we urge your support for the confirmation of Neil Gorsuch, a judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Judge Gorsuch is widely recognized as a jurist possessed of deep intelligence and true fairmindedness. In 2006 the U.S. Senate recognized these qualities, confirming Gorsuch without dissent to his current position on the 10th Circuit. After a decade of constitutionally sound and clearly written rulings and opinions, Judge Gorsuch deserves once again the swift approval of the Senate.

Many will attest to Judge Gorsuch’s judicial temperament and his respectful treatment of everyone in proceedings before him. He has consistently applied an originalist approach to the Constitution, and a respect for the separation of …read more

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