One of the worst federal courts in the land has always been the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in Los Angeles. If a leftist wanted a case to end in the most extreme, left-wing direction possible, he would court shop his case to the California-based “9th Circus.” But President Donald Trump has erased the left’s lock on left-wing court rulings by decimating the court’s number of left-wing justices.
The 9th Circus is so bad that the U.S. Supreme court has overturned 76 percent of their left-wing decisions. That is amazing considering that federal courts are supposed to be adjudicating their cases based on the Constitution. Clearly, with that stupendous overturn rate, the 9th Circus was ruling on partisan political grounds, not solid Constitutional ones.
But there was nothing anyone could do. Democrat presidents would continue stacking the court with hard-core, ideological leftists, and Republican presidents would merely bow to whatever leftist the state’s U.S. Senators asked to be seated.
Then came Donald Trump who put Constitutional-minded judges on the court despite what the far left senators from California wanted.
Last week, Trump placed Lawrence VanDyke on the bench in L.A. with his 50th appellate court appointment. Trump has winnowed down the number of liberal justices to only nine. As of today, out of the area’s 29 federal judges, there are now 10 Trump-appointed judges, and another 3 Republican-appointed judges, that is just short of a majority, but it is enough to make the court unreliable for a lock on a left-wing opinion.
Pro-lifers celebrated the elevation of VanDyke t the court.
According to LifeNews:
“We congratulate Lawrence VanDyke on his confirmation. He will be an outstanding addition to the 9th Circuit,” said SBA List President Marjorie Dannenfelser. “His distinguished record makes him highly qualified to serve on the federal bench. He is a committed and strong constitutionalist who will uphold the values and deeply held beliefs of our nation. VanDyke joins the ranks of over 150 judges confirmed to the court by President Trump – judges of the highest caliber with respect for the Constitution and the rights of all people. We are very pleased to see him confirmed.”
Father Frank Pavone of Priests for Life told LifeNews.com that President Trump has been successful in remaking the federal appeals court. With the Senate’s confirmation this week of Patrick Bumatay and Lawrence VanDyke for the Ninth Circuit, the president has now seated more than 170 federal judges, including his two Supreme Court nominees.
“With the confirmation this week of two judges for the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, President Trump continues to make good on his promise to end liberal judicial activism on the federal bench. With 13 of 29 judges on the court appointed by Republican presidents, the liberal rubber stamp of the Ninth Circuit has been stilled.”
This is an amazing and very important transformation that will continue as long as Trump is president.
And THIS is the biggest reason why you MUST vote for Trump in 2020, whether you are all warm and fuzzy about his “style” or not.
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