Senate Confirms Judge John K. Bush, Who Compared Abortion to Slavery

HeadlineJul 21, 2017

The Senate on Thursday voted 51-47 along party lines Thursday to confirm Judge John K. Bush for a lifetime appointment to the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Bush has a long history of homophobic and sexist comments, and has compared abortion to slavery. Bush has also used a pseudonym to post right-wing blog entries denying the science of climate change and repeating the false claims of so-called “birthers,” who say President Obama was not born in the United States.

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