Neil Gorsuch

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Judging Judge Gorsuch

William Murchison, The American Spectator

The left understands Gorsuch to represent the non-political temperament it would exclude from the court, so as to broaden the ability to impose on the American people (bless their pointed heads) plans and objectives for which they have not asked. The left, this time, may not get away with it. Too many of us see what its spokesmen and propagandists are really up to.

Gorsuch v. Death, Inc.

Terence P. Jeffrey, CNS News

Gorsuch's belief that the both the Declaration and the 14th Amendment reflect the same understanding of human life that caused him to conclude that "the intentional taking of human life by private persons is always wrong" cannot be reconciled with Roe's determination that the Constitution created a right to take a human life. Many innocent lives may now hinge on whether Justice Gorsuch acts on the court in keeping with this principle he championed as a private citizen.

A Question for Gorsuch -- Are you a 'Hamburgerian?'

Editors, New York Sun

Mr. Trump ran as a president prepared to challenge some of our long-standing institutions, and the idea that our courts should defer to administrators certainly deserves to be one of them. So this is a question to hearken to in the hearings on the nomination that begin this week. Is Gorsuch Hamburgerian? If the hearings suggest that yes, Judge Gorsuch is an admirer — or follower — of Professor Hamburger, then the Senate should confirm him forthwith.

Religious Liberty Isn’t a Government Privilege

David French, National Review

The Founders appropriately resolved the conflict between fundamental rights and government power. In all but the most compelling circumstances, fundamental rights should prevail. This does not mean that asserting a religious-liberty claim means automatic victory. The assertion must be sincere, and even sincere assertions should be overcome when the governmental interests are sufficiently compelling and its action appropriately narrow.

Judge Gorsuch and the corpse flower

Charles Hurt, Washington Times

Like the bloom of the "corpse" flower, every few years, Congress convenes to confirm a nominee to the Supreme Court and, watch out, here come the flies. This year’s picnic feast will be Neil Gorsuch, a highly respected appeals court judge nominated by President Trump to replace the late legal titan Justice Antonin Scalia.. Break out the smelling salts. It’s gonna be a long, putrid week along the Potomac River.

Chuck Schumer Knows His Attack on Neil Gorsuch Is a Fraud

Ian Tuttle, National Review

Legislators and governors and presidents have agendas. Supreme Court justices have the Constitution and the statutes passed by Congress, which they are to consider impartially, without fretting about the “negative real-life implications for working Americans.” Senator Schumer doesn’t want a judge who will read and apply the law dispassionately. He wants an activist in a robe.