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Stop Senate Bigotry Against Christian Judges


The Left has unleashed a religious inquisition on Christian judges.

It’s unconstitutional anti-Christian bigotry in the U.S. Senate.

Senator Durbin harassed one of President Trump’s judicial nominees for living out her Christian faith. Senator Feinstein astoundingly attacked, “The dogma lives loudly within you.” They questioned her fitness to serve as a judge because of her “religious beliefs” as a Christian.

Professor Amy Barrett, President Trump’s nominee to the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, is eminently qualified. She clerked for the late Justice Scalia.

And she is a Christian. Being a Christian should NEVER disqualify someone from being a judge.

The Constitution is crystal clear: “no religious Test shall ever be required as a Qualification to any Office.”

We’re taking direct action to defend Christian judges. We’re demanding the Senate confirm Professor Barrett and other Christian judges. And we’re demanding an apology. We urgently need your voice now.

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