(Graphic from Americans United for Separation of Church and State)
Allison Jones Rushing. (nominee for theUnited States Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit);An under-qualified religious-right extremist nominated to the federal appeals court, she presents a clear and present danger to women and the LGBTQ community. Rushing has worked for an advocacy group that supports criminalization of abortion, recriminalization of homosexuality, & discrimination against the LGBTQ community based on religious beliefs. The “Alliance Defending Freedom” a SPLC hate group, also is hostile to church/state separation, and has advocated for organized Christian prayer–specifically Christian prayer–in government and public school settings. Rushing is on the record as favoring heterosexual-only marriage laws. Here’s a letter from the Leadership Conference detailing why she such is a dangerous and inappropriate nominee. Federalist Society member.
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