Biden nominates pro-abortion attorney, homosexual judge for federal courts


President Joe Biden nominated a pro-abortion attorney to a federal judgeship along with an openly homosexual judge.

On July 29, Julie Rikelman was nominated for the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals based in Boston. Rikelman recently represented Jackson Women’s Health Organization in front of the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS). The Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health decision reversed Roe v. Wade and returned the issue of abortion to the states.

Your eyes saw my substance, being yet unformed. And in Your book they all were written, The days fashioned for me, When as yet there were none of them.” Ps. 139:16

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Rikelman is currently the litigation director for the Center for Reproductive Rights (CRR).

“In addition to challenging bans and clinic closing laws around the country, Julie’s other litigation work at the Center has included leading the Center’s efforts against invasive ultrasound laws,” CRR wrote in its profile of her. She has also been active “fighting to preserve access to medication abortion, and defending the rights of young people in Florida and Alaska to make their own reproductive health decisions.”

Students for Life Action’s president Kristan Hawkins criticized the nomination of Rikelman.

“What most of us are looking for in a judge is someone who is committed to the law first with the ability to see both sides of an issue,” Hawkins told LifeSiteNews on Monday. “Putting an attorney on the Appeals Court known for radical abortion activism looks like another attempt by the Biden administration to tip the scales of justice against the interests of preborn babies and their mothers. SFLAction will oppose this nominee as a person whose bias in favor of abortion is well known.”

This will involve outreach to voters, contact with senators and letters to Capitol Hill.

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