Democrats Give Up on Four of Obama’s Pro-Abortion Judges

Democrats Give Up on Four of Obama’s Pro-Abortion Judges

December 21st, 2010

Steven Ertelt, LifeNews.com

Democrats have officially given up on seeking votes for four  pro-abortion judicial nominees President Barack Obama put forward for  lower court positions.

In  exchange, they received an agreement from Republicans to allow  votes  on more than 19 noncontroversial nominees that have not earned   opposition from pro-life groups.

Included the four is the highest nominee, Goodwin Liu,  a law school  dean at University of California Berkeley nominated for  the 9th U.S.  Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco but whose  liberal and  pro-abortion views left him with strong Republican  opposition.

In addition to Liu, district court nominees Edward  Chen, Louis Butler  and John McConnell will not receive votes. Liu, Chen  and Butler are  judicial activists who are supportive of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court  decision responsible for 52 million abortions. Obama  nominated Edward  Chen for the Northern District of California and Louis  Butler for the  Western District of Wisconsin.

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Obama Nominee for Deputy Attorney General Says 9/11 Attacks Not Acts of War

Obama Nominee for Deputy Attorney General Says 9/11 Attacks Not Acts of War

June 15th, 2010

On the heels of Obama comparing the oil spill to 9/11, it appears that Obama’s nominee for the second to the top spot at the Justice Department compared the 9/11 attacks to domestic crimes like murder and rape. It’s beginning to seem like it is the Obama administration’s game plan to denigrate the tragedy of 9/11. 

Obama Nominee says 9/11 attacks weren’t acts or war 

  

By Fred Lucas, CNS News.com 

Despite a resolution by Congress authorizing war against those responsible for the 9/11 terrorist attacks, President Obama’s nominee to be the number two official at the Justice Department, James Cole, wrote an op-ed in 2002 likening the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon to the domestic crimes of murder, rape and child abuse, while arguing that the attackers ought to be treated like domestic criminals.
“But the attorney general is not a member of the military fighting a war–he is a prosecutor fighting crime,” Cole wrote in a Sept. 9, 2002 article in Legal Times that critiqued the way then-Atty. Gen. John Ashcroft was handling the 9/11 case.
“For all the rhetoric about war, the Sept. 11 attacks were criminal acts of terrorism against a civilian population, much like the terrorist acts of Timothy McVeigh in blowing up the federal building in Oklahoma City, or of Omar Abdel-Rahman in the first effort to blow up the World Trade Center,” said Cole. “The criminals responsible for these horrible acts were successfully tried and convicted under our criminal justice system, without the need for special procedures that altered traditional due process rights. 

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