By Melissa Ohden Editor’s note. The following is excerpted from a post on Melissa’s blog. In 1977 Melissa survived a saline infusion abortion. She has written many times for NRL News Today and NRL News and appeared numerous times at NRLC’s annual convention. As Richard Wolf reported in his 2015 piece for USA Today, “The …Continue reading "Courting Life: The Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearings"
By Dave Andrusko My family was on vacation through Thursday, so what follows are some thoughts based on reading a great many accounts but without having the advantage of being at my desk refreshing my information feeds every few minutes. Even with just that, I could still offer ten preliminary thoughts instead of the following …Continue reading "As Judge Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings conclude…."
“A judge must interpret the Constitution as written, informed by history and tradition and precedent.” Editor’s note. The following is Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s opening statement to the Senate Judiciary Committee delivered Tuesday. Thank you, Mr. Chairman, Senator Feinstein, and Members of the Committee. I thank Secretary Rice, Senator Portman, and Lisa Blatt …Continue reading "“A judge must be independent and must interpret the law, not make the law”"
By Dave Andrusko As you may know I am on vacation but I’m keeping tabs on what already is an unprecedented all-out attack on the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, who received the ABA’s highest possible rating. Below are the much interrupted opening remarks of Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa). But first, …Continue reading "Sen. Grassley goes forward despite Democrats and protestors turning opening of Kavanaugh confirmation hearing into “verbal brawl”"
By Brent Bozell and Tim Graham Editor’s note. This is excerpted from a post at Newsbusters and is reposted with permission. If CNN really wanted to brand itself as a “Facts First” news channel, why did it air a gushy documentary about fiercely feminist Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Labor Day weekend? In case …Continue reading "Love Letter for ‘RBG’"
By Katie Franklin Editor’s note. My family and I will be on our vacation through September 7. I will occasionally add new items but for the most part we will repost “the best of the best” — the stories our readers have told us they especially liked. In a 5-4 win, the Supreme Court of the …Continue reading "Major Supreme Court Victory"
By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Next week, hearings begin for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Despite the judge’s stellar qualifications, pro-abortion forces are working overtime in an effort to derail his nomination. Judge Kavanaugh has indicated he would not make laws from the bench, but would simply interpret the Constitution …Continue reading "A Supreme Battle for Life"
By Carol Tobias, President If I were inclined to believe anything Nancy Pelosi says, I would draw the conclusion that Judge Brett Kavanaugh is the most powerful man in the country. And also one of the most nasty. With comments made this summer, Pelosi would have us believe that Kavanaugh will upend the entire fabric …Continue reading "Your Senators Need to Hear From You about Judge Kavanaugh"
By Dave Andrusko Last Friday as we were rounding the clubhouse turn on the August digital edition of National Right to Life News, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) announced that confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh would begin with opening statements on September 4 and the start of questioning the …Continue reading "Pro-abortionists prepare their attacks as Judge Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing set to begin September 4"
By Dave Andrusko After I read a piece he wrote for the Atlantic way back in 2005, I did not kept track of what Benjamin Wittes has said over the years about abortion. In that opinion piece, Wittes wrote, “In the years since the decision [Roe] an enormous body of academic literature has tried to …Continue reading "Imaginary moral equivalency and the fight to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh"
By Clay Waters The New York Times is trying its best to find dirt on President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, filing an odd public information request with his wife’s employer. (And in 2005 they tried to access sealed private records involving then-Bush-nominee John Roberts, as noted below.) Even the paper’s commenters weren’t convinced …Continue reading "Supreme Slant: NYT Justifies Investigations Into Republican Court Nominees: ‘We Had to Try’"
By Kyle Drennen On Monday, the liberal media breathed a collective sigh of relief over 85-year-old Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s announcement over the weekend that she plans to stay on the high court for at least another five years. The coverage demonstrated how even the thought of Donald Trump naming the liberal justice’s …Continue reading "Media Relieved Ginsburg Plans to Stay on Court ‘Five More Years’"