President Bush HAS, repeat, HAS made his decision on a supreme court justice nominee. Bush will make his announcement at 8 O'clock CST. The blogosphere is howling with news and probably will be for the next week or two. :-P
Here are two of the top contenders.
Edith Brown Clement A strict constitutionalist, but don't want to oust abortion.
Edith Hollan Jones Die hard pro-life AND a strict constitutionalist. YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Here is a full list of possible nominees.
A very good article here @ law.com about what Christian conservatives should expect.
ConfirmThem.com is buzzing.
Great quote on Clements stand on abortion by Derek of Virtue magazine.
*Judge Clement on Choice: During Clement's confirmation hearings for
the Fifth Circuit, the following exchange occurred:
Do you believe the constitutional right to privacy encompasses a
woman's right to have an abortion?
Answer: The Supreme Court has clearly held that the right to privacy
guaranteed by the Constitution includes the right to have an abortion.
The cases handed down by the Supreme Court on the right to abortion
have reaffirmed and redefined this right, and the law is settled in
that regard. If confirmed, I will faithfully apply Supreme Court
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Update 4:12P.M. : CBN (Pat Roberson, 700 Club) posts a story.