Rejected Pro-Abortion Appeals Court Nominee Appointed to California Supreme Court

By Dave Andrusko So where do pro-abortion judicial nominees go when pro-life senators refuse to roll over? Well, in the case of Goodwin Liu, they get sworn in (yesterday) as a state supreme court judge in his native California. It’s not surprisingly that pro-abortion Gov. Jerry Brown would nominate Liu whose nomination to the 9th …

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Pro-Abortion Liu Asks Obama to Withdraw Nomination

By Dave Andrusko Last week when Senate Democrats fell eight votes short of invoking cloture (ending debate) on the nomination of Goodwin Liu, it was only a matter of time before the 40-year-old Berkeley law professor would ask President Obama to withdraw his nomination. And that’s what he did, in a letter sent yesterday. National …

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Pro-abortion judicial nominee Goodwin Liu blocked in Senate on near party-line vote

WASHINGTON (May 19, 2011) — The nomination of Goodwin Liu, named by President Obama to the powerful U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, was blocked in the U.S. Senate today on a near party-line vote. Only 52 senators voted to “invoke cloture” (end debate) on the Liu [pronounced “loo”]nomination.  That was 8 votes …

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