Skip to comments.Senators Wonder If Catholics Are Qualified to Be Judges [semi-satire]
Posted on 01/02/2019 8:39:55 AM PST by John Semmens
Senators Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) and Kamala Harris (D-Calif) are concerned that judicial nominee Brian Buescher's membership in the Knights of Columbusa Catholic charitymight disqualify him from being confirmed as a federal judge.
"In general, Catholics are kind of out of step with the values I think we want our country to have," Hirono said. "Their belief that marriage is a bond between a man and a woman and their opposition to abortion are at odds with the law. Joining the Knights of Columbus demonstrates a degree of religious fanaticism beyond that of the typical Sunday churchgoer. Should we put such religious fanatics in a position to preside over trials?"
"I view support for abortion as a litmus test I will use in vetting candidates for judgeships if I'm elected president," Harris opined. "It seems to me that consistency requires that I apply the same criteria as a senator asked to confirm nominees advanced by any president."
Both Senators agreed that it would be wrong to consider a Muslim's religion as a factor in assessing his qualifications for being appointed to a federal court. "As far as we know," Harris said, "Muslims are only opposed to abortions for members of their own faith. Unbelievers terminating their own pregnancies alleviates the need to convert, oppress or kill these individuals once sharia law is established."
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The war is coming.
It’s not just Catholics, that marriage and abortion litmus test would disqualify all Christians and people of reasoned conscience.
It’s the law that’s out of step though. Foisted on us by liberal judges.
Does anyone know how much time Hirono has left on this Earth? I understand she has cancer.
I wonder if Mormons should be allowed to how Public positions myself...I personally think not.
How about this news?
Texas county swears in 17 black female judges after historic midterm election
The best satire is almost indistinguishable from reality.
Would these Senators dare to question a Muslim about how their religion treats women and gays?
Two twisted women like Mazie Hirono and Kamala Harris are ill-suited to be judging anyone to be qualified to become a judge. Their belief system is so out of sync with what is right and decent that it is a shame.
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