In a campaign event in Austin, Texas, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders declared he would only nominate Supreme Court judges who are in favor of abortions up to birth.
Sanders believes there is a constitutional right to abortion up to birth.
“My promise to you is I will never nominate anybody to the Supreme Court or the federal bench who is not 100 percent pro-Roe. v Wade,” Sanders stated, alluding to the Supreme Court case that nationalized abortion.
On the other hand, President Donald Trump has put dozens of solid conservative judges on the federal courts, which include pro-life advocates.
According to Steven Ertelt of Life Site News, Trump’s faithfulness in nominating conservatives to the bench has been praised by pro-lifers.
Melissa Clement of Nevada Right to Life salutes Trump for keeping his promise.
“In 2016, a lot of us voted for President Trump solely on the promise of pro-life judges, half expecting the usual bait and switch. I am happy to say we are not waiting until after the next election. Promises made have been kept and will continue,” Clement commented.
Some 47 years ago, the Supreme Court created a right to abortion from whole cloth. With Roe v. Wade (and the accompanying Doe v Bolton), abortion was legalized and legitimized for all nine months of pregnancy, for any reason. Seven judges changed the course of history and, in the process, sentenced more than 60 million unborn Americans – so far – to death,” Clement asserted. “We have made progress in protecting the unborn in many states, but every positive law that protects the unborn and their mothers ends up in front of judges.
“Elections matter. We need good, brave pro-life legislators and we need strict constructionist judges that will not overturn pro-life legislation,” Clement continued.
The pro-life activist believes the president has done a great job on his judicial appointments.
“President Donald J. Trump has kept his pro-life promise of nominating solid judges,” she said.
Ertelt noted some of the solid pro-life appointments Trump made:
Some of Trump’s judges include Matthew Walden McFarland, a former member of the Federalist Society, a conservative legal group, and the pro-life organization Scioto County Right to Life. Fellow nominee Anuraag Hari Singhal, a Florida state judge, is a member of the Thomas More Society, a pro-life legal organization, and the Federalist Society. Another nominee, Daniel Mack Traynor, of North Dakota, served as a member of the Thomas More Society and the Christian Legal Society.
Trump’s nominations of U.S. Supreme Court Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh have also received praise.
One of the highlights of the Trump administration has been his judicial nominees which have brought back rule of law into the courts.
More importantly, it’s kept radical judicial activism in check.
Conservatives should be grateful that they have a president in Donald Trump that is willing to appoint judges that will not turn the judiciary into another legislative branch.
Southern Baptist Convention Reverses Course on Name Change After BLP Reporting
They say they’re not changing their name.
The Southern Baptist Convention has sought to dispel reporting from Big League Politics on the organization’s planned name change, arguing that the institution isn’t formally changing its name.
To correct multiple inaccurate reports, “We Are Great Commission Baptists” is the 2021 Annual Meeting THEME.
The GCB descriptor was approved in 2012 for churches to use if it would be helpful in their local context.
The Southern Baptist Convention remains our official name.
— SBC Executive Committee (@SBCExecComm) September 17, 2020
But a close look at the American Christian church’s plans relating to its name reveal that it’s played with the idea far more seriously than they’re making it seem.
Reports of a name change first emerged in a Washington Post article published on Tuesday. SBC President JD Greear told the Post that “hundreds of churches” affiliated with the denomination had “committed” to using the phrase “Great Commission Baptist” as an alternative to the denomination’s longtime moniker. The change would come as Greear touts his support of the Black Lives Matter, although he’s been careful in pointing out he doesn’t support any formal organization related to the movement. Greear also is renaming the church he personally pastors with the term.
The SBC’s 2021 convention will also organize under the motto of “We Are Great Commission Baptists.” Sounds a lot like a name change, even if the SBC’s leadership is steadfastly maintaining it isn’t.
The name ‘Great Commission Baptist’ is theologically sound in the Christian religion, but it’s somewhat questionable that the organization’s leader appears to be emphasizing it at a moment in which political correctness is making its entryism into many Christian churches and organizations.
It seems as if the organization’s figurehead is keen to present himself as a liberal-style suburban Evangelical to the Washington Post, but he changed his tune quite quickly when the rank and file membership of Southern Baptist churches learned that he was promoting the idea of a name change.
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