Kavanaugh’s Stance On Gun Rights Criticized By Usual Suspects
By Tom Knighton
Outrage was a given. No matter who President Trump nominated for the Supreme Court, someone was going to be outraged. I honestly think that if he’d have appointed a liberal judge to the Court, his opponents would have still found reasons to be furious.
But he didn’t. He appointed someone who appears to value the Constitution to a significant degree, and that has Democrats all up in arms.
Senate Democrats on Tuesday said they fear he would close the door to efforts to expand gun control efforts in the wake of recent school shootings.
“Here is a memo to the Parkland students: If you care about common sense gun violence protection, Judge Kavanaugh is your worst nightmare,” said Sen. Richard Blumenthal, Connecticut Democrat, referring to the Florida high school where a gunman killed 17 students and teachers and wounded 17 more.
The 2011 case, known in legal circles as “Heller II,” is just one of the judge’s rulings that will get scrutiny as the Senate begins to look over Judge Kavanaugh’s record.
California Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the top Democrat on the Judiciary Committee, said the ruling was a departure from the prevailing legal consensus.
“Even though five circuit courts have upheld bans against …Read the Rest
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