AL Supreme Court Judge Says He Wants to Make It Easy for SCOTUS to Ban Abortion

Jun 22, 2018

By Hemant Mehta

This is one of those stories that got virtually no attention yesterday because of all the Donald Trump-inspired chaos taking place, but you need to be aware of it.

Tom Parker (above) is one of the nine justices on the Alabama Supreme Court — all of whom are Republican — and he recently edged out his colleague in the race to become Chief Justice. That means he’ll be running against Democrat Bob Vance (who came ever-so-close to defeating then-Justice Roy Moore in 2012).

If Parker becomes Chief Justice, though, he has big plans, which he told Christian pseudo-historian David Barton on the “WallBuilders Live” radio show yesterday.

Parker argued that Trump was one justice away from having a 5-4 conservative majority on the U.S. Supreme Court. If that happens, the court will need the appropriate cases in order to overturn marriage equality and legal abortion, and Parker intends to give them those rulings on a silver platter.

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2 comments on “AL Supreme Court Judge Says He Wants to Make It Easy for SCOTUS to Ban Abortion

  • @OP – Tom Parker (above) is one of the nine justices on the Alabama Supreme Court — all of whom are Republican

    It is one of the flaws of the US systems, that far too many public positions are held on the basis of political affiliations, or on the basis of direct elections rather than by way of professional qualifications as is the case with the UK civil service.



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  • @OP – If that happens, the court will need the appropriate cases in order to overturn marriage equality and legal abortion, and Parker intends to give them those rulings on a silver platter.

    The concept of people managing their own lives, their sex-lives, and their own families, is an anathema to god-deluded busy-bodies – who doggedly defend the”right” of their dogma-besotted, know-it-all-god-delusions, to but in and interfere with these arrangements, by inflicting their ignorance on others!



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