Ted Cruz Supports Neil Gorsuch’s Confirmation to #SCOTUS
Judicial Appointments / Mar 12, 2017

“I wholeheartedly applaud President Trump for nominating Judge Gorsuch. Our country desperately needs Supreme Court justices who revere the Constitution and are willing to elevate it over their own personal preferences, and Judge Gorsuch has demonstrated that faithfulness. “Eleven years ago, the Senate was so confident in Judge Gorsuch’s abilities that it confirmed him by…

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National Review: Neil Gorsuch Is the Impartial Judge Our Supreme Court Needs
Judicial Appointments / Mar 10, 2017

As the longest-serving current member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, I have participated in 13 Supreme Court confirmations. The confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch, set to begin with hearings in just a few days’ time, will be my 14th. If one thing has stayed the same in all that time, it is that the conflict…

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The Blaze: American Bar Association gives Neil Gorsuch its highest rating for the Supreme Court
Judicial Appointments / Mar 10, 2017

The American Bar Association declared this week that Judge Neil Gorsuch is “well-qualified” to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court, giving President Donald Trump’s pick to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia the group’s highest rating. The ABA’s standing committee on the federal judiciary reached the decision unanimously, according to Chairwoman Nancy Scott Degan, who…

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The Denver Post: There is no principled reason to vote against Neil Gorsuch
Judicial Appointments / Mar 9, 2017

As a longtime supporter of Democratic candidates and progressive causes, I understand the anger at the Republicans’ mistreatment of Judge Merrick Garland after he was nominated to the Supreme Court by President Barack Obama. Partisan advantage reigned over fairness of process, and an exceptionally fine jurist was treated shabbily. But as Judge Neil Gorsuch —…

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Texas Tribune: Ted Cruz sends school choice letter to every Republican in Texas Legislature
School Choice / Mar 9, 2017

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz is wading deeper into the school choice battle at the Texas Capitol. Cruz, who does not often weigh in on specific legislation in Austin, sent a letter to every fellow Republican in the Texas House and Senate on Thursday urging them to make Texas the next state that gives parents taxpayer…

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Josh Hawley: Neil Gorsuch is exactly the kind of Supreme Court justice we need
Judicial Appointments / Mar 3, 2017

People talk endlessly these days about how divided Americans are, but I’m not sure I believe it. Yes, it’s true that Americans don’t much agree on politics at the moment. And we are as religiously and ethnically diverse as we’ve ever been. But what we do share, and always have, is a deep attachment to…

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Wall Street Journal: Gorsuch in the Mainstream
Judicial Appointments / Feb 9, 2017

One political trope of modern judicial politics is to declare a conservative nominee “out of the mainstream.” The line is never applied to progressive nominees because to the media the mainstream is by definition progressive. Expect to hear more of this about Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, albeit without evidence to back it up. According…

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Judge Neil Gorsuch – Making 2016 Great Again
Judicial Appointments / Feb 1, 2017

If history were composed of social media posts, future generations might conclude that 2016 was the most traumatic year in our nation’s political history. Hyperbole ruled the day as the New Year approached, and a skeptical electorate seemed prepared to watch another administration systematically violate every promise of the previous year.    Instead, when history…

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Conservative Review: Mike Lee gives a glowing endorsement of Judge Gorsuch on ‘The Mark Levin Show’
Judicial Appointments / Jan 31, 2017

Tuesday evening, President Donald Trump announced his selection of United States Circuit Court Judge Neil Gorsuch to fill the Supreme Court seat left vacant after the passing of Justice Antonin Scalia. This nomination was the key issue for many conservatives who voted for Donald Trump. Conservative Review Editor-in-Chief Mark Levin streamed Judge Gorsuch’s speech, and…

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Life, Chief Among The Unalienable Rights
Life / Jan 30, 2017

“Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness;” with those words, our Founders tilled the political and intellectual soil from which American exceptionalism would spring. Not that Americans are any more exceptional as individuals than people from any other place or time, but that our experience would be genuinely unique from all previous human experience. It…

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