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Pro-Lifers Praise Trump's 'Excellent List' of Potential Candidates for Supreme Court
by Fr. Mark Hodges : Nov 24, 2017 : LifeSiteNews
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"These men and women have spent years in the trenches of state and federal government fighting for the Constitution and the rule of law. They represent a diverse range of backgrounds…" -Carrie Severino, Judicial Crisis Network's chief counsel and policy director

(Washington, DC) — [LifeSiteNews.com] While the U.S. Senate continues to lag behind in confirming judicial nominations, President Donald Trump keeps his campaign promises by offering candidates for the U.S. Supreme Court that pro-lifers say are outstanding. (Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com)



On Friday, the Trump administration announced five new candidates for the Supreme Court, considered the "short list" of 25 possible high court justices.

"These five judges are exceptionally qualified and any one of them would make an outstanding Supreme Court justice," Susan B. Anthony List president Marjorie Dannenfelser said. "President Trump set a high standard with Justice Neil Gorsuch and continues to impress with his excellent list of nominees for future vacancies."

"President Trump continues to keep his promise to nominate only judges who are loyal to the Constitution, not to an activist pro-abortion agenda," Dannenfelser added.

Carrie Severino, Judicial Crisis Network's chief counsel and policy director, called all five as "the best and brightest judges in the nation."

"These men and women have spent years in the trenches of state and federal government fighting for the Constitution and the rule of law," Severino said. "They represent a diverse range of backgrounds, including state and federal judges, three who were former State Solicitors Generals with firsthand experience protecting our constitutional balance of powers."

With the confirmation of Gorsuch, the Supreme Court is fully stocked, but three of the nine justices are 79 years old or older. Liberals Ruth Bader Ginsburg is 84, Anthony Kennedy is 81, and Stephen Breyer is 79.

Pro-lifers hope that when one of the three steps down, a Trump conservative swings the court away from the last 45 years of judicial activism, apparent in such unilateral decisions as the legalization of abortion, sodomy, and same-sex "marriage"…

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