The Senate Judiciary Committee has scheduled a second hearing for Brett M. Kavanaugh’s nomination to the federal appeals court. Kavanaugh was nominated by George W. Bush and is supported by the Religious Right. He should not be confirmed and Senate Democrats should filibuster his nomination if a vote is set for the Senate floor.
A review of Brett Kavanaugh's record reveals the strident workings of a political operative, not the legal experience and judgment necessary for a seat on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. circuit.
Brett Kavanaugh's record raises numerous serious concerns, including:
For many Americans, the federal judiciary is the first line of defense against violations of dearly held constitutional principles. Because of the impact that lifetime appointments of judges hostile to civil rights may have on the rights of millions of Americans, LCCR/LCCREF will continue to monitor the integrity of the processes of nominating and confirming judicial appointments.
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