Ever since refusing to meet with Judge Merrick Garland, whom President Obama nominated to replace Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court, Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) has insisted his objection to Garland was about the process, not the person. In an interview last week, however, Gardner said his decision to block Garland was because he “disagreed with the selection.”
Dozens of immigrant advocates rallied at the Ralph L. Carr Judicial Center in Downtown Denver Tuesday evening after the U.S. Supreme Court began considering the fate of hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants who were brought to the country as children and were protected from deportation by the Obama Administration, referred to as “Dreamers.”
Anti-LGBT Speaker at Colorado Republican Event Encourages People to “Actively Reject” Supreme Court’s Authority
Leaders of the Republican Party in Adams County will hear tonight from the president of an anti-LGBT group called The Patriot League, which is a nonprofit organization that “seeks to reclaim America’s goodness” by working “to correct unjust laws & influence society towards a consensus on the indispensability of Traditional Marriage, Parental Rights, Religious Liberty & the Humanity of the Unborn, four pillars of moral truth sustaining America’s ability to survive & thrive.”
Brauchler Says Those With Concerns About Roe Are “Fearmongers” After Once Saying Roe Was Wrongly Decided
Colorado’s Republican candidate for Attorney General, George Brauchler, who once said Roe v. Wade was wrongly decided, dismissed those with concerns that the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark abortion rights ruling will be overturned as “fearmongers.”
After Refusing to Talk to Obama’s Supreme Court Selection, Gardner Now Eager to Meet with Trump’s Nominee
Shortly after Trump announced his latest nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) tweeted, “I look forward to meeting soon with Judge [Brett] Kavanaugh.”
More than 100 people showed up to a Denver rally to support the LGBTQ community after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of a Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple.
Asked by a conservative talk-radio host whether U.S. Senators have private discussions with U.S Supreme Court nominees about cases like Roe v. Wade, U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) said Thursday they “absolutely occur,” but Gardner dodged a follow-up question about whether he’d discussed Roe with Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump’s high court nominee.
While watching and rooting for Team USA in the Rio Olympics, I can’t help but think about the mad skills U.S. Supreme Court Nominee Judge Merrick Garland has displayed and that he could hold his own with our Olympians. (Maybe it’s just a hazard of being a lawyer that my mind goes there).