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Richard Honaker is No Good

Richard Honaker, President Bush's latest radical nominee to the federal bench, is far outside the US mainstream when it comes to reproductive rights and freedoms. He's devoted a good chunk of his career to fighting to deny women access to safe, legal reproductive-health services. He tried and failed to pass a state law banning abortion in Wyoming while serving in the Wyoming House of Reps--three times! He's publicly stated that abortion is "wrong, and no one should have the right to do what is wrong." No stare decisis for him--and certainly no open mind either.

Honaker seems much more activist than jurist given his public dismissals of the decisions of US District Court judges as unimportant and forgettable, an extremely troubling position, especially when held by a man on the south side of sixty nominated for a lifetime appointment to the District Court.

Read the whole blog entry on the Nation.

Voice your opposition to this schmuck's LIFETIME appointment. Courtesy of NARAL.

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firebirdgrrl
Jan. 17th, 2008 10:45 pm (UTC)
Aieee. Thanks for the heads up and email sent!
curseangel
Jan. 17th, 2008 10:55 pm (UTC)
Thanks for the link! Sent an email. Thank the gods I have senators who give a damn... well, at least one of 'em! :P (One always sends a form letter back, the other never does... go figure!)
the_leh
Jan. 17th, 2008 10:56 pm (UTC)
I think abortion is wrong too, but mandating morality is a VERY slippery sloape. If we make it illegal, people will get dangerous back alley abortions. I still think abortions should remain legal and safe.
alicia_stardust
Jan. 17th, 2008 11:49 pm (UTC)
Some days I just can't take all the stupidity. =/

Letter sent, and thanks for the link.
sistinasm
Jan. 18th, 2008 04:51 am (UTC)
I sent an email. I also sent a few ecards to a few of my friends. Thanks for the heads up.
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