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Author Topic: First openly gay Federal judge confirmed  (Read 1300 times)

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First openly gay Federal judge confirmed
« on: July 20, 2011, 04:05:31 pm »
http://www.theatlantic.com/national/archive/2011/07/senate-okays-gay-judge-but-native-americans-still-need-not-apply/242182/

Apparently the first Federal judge who is openly gay prior to being confirmed by the Senate.

I'm curious as to which 13 Senators voted against him. There might be plenty of reasons beyond sexual orientation to oppose him, but I'll leave that up to somebody else to look at.

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Re: First openly gay Federal judge confirmed
« Reply #1 on: July 20, 2011, 04:06:36 pm »
Quote from: sailor;6591
http://www.theatlantic.com/national/archive/2011/07/senate-okays-gay-judge-but-native-americans-still-need-not-apply/242182/

Apparently the first Federal judge who is openly gay prior to being confirmed by the Senate.

I'm curious as to which 13 Senators voted against him. There might be plenty of reasons beyond sexual orientation to oppose him, but I'll leave that up to somebody else to look at.

 
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Re: First openly gay Federal judge confirmed
« Reply #2 on: July 20, 2011, 08:11:45 pm »
Quote from: sailor;6591
http://www.theatlantic.com/national/archive/2011/07/senate-okays-gay-judge-but-native-americans-still-need-not-apply/242182/

Apparently the first Federal judge who is openly gay prior to being confirmed by the Senate.

I'm curious as to which 13 Senators voted against him. There might be plenty of reasons beyond sexual orientation to oppose him, but I'll leave that up to somebody else to look at.

 
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