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It would be impossible for Article VI of the U. Now, sadly, it appears that religious tests are becoming commonplace in liberal opposition to conservative judges. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, apparently after learning Giampietro is a Catholic who adheres to the teachings of the Catholic Church.
Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. Fighting off criticism that he wasn't forthcoming about his views, Gordon Giampietro took the unusual step of releasing his judicial application. A link has been sent to your friend's email address.
His nomination is pending before the Senate Judiciary Committee, just a few months after two of Trump's judicial nominees failed to move forward in part because of controversial writings and speeches. Giampietro did not include the comment in his Senate questionnaire. In a July 24,radio interviewa month after the Supreme Court recognized a nationwide right to same-sex marriage in Obergefell v.
BuzzFeed was first to dig up the recordings earlier Wednesday. Hodges, the landmark civil rights case that guaranteed same-sex couples the right to marry. This is not true.
Updated: August 9, am. Giampietro has a record of statements against LGBTQ people — and supports discrimination against them. If confirmed, Wisconsinites could not count on Giampietro to uphold their civil rights.
Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. Democratic U. Tammy Baldwin suggests President Donald Trump consider other candidates recommended by the state's federal nominating commission.
President Trump is facing calls to withdraw yet another judicial nominee who was recently revealed to have stated anti-LGBT views. Gordon Giampietro, whom Trump nominated for a position as a federal judge in Wisconsin, was revealed to have made the comments in during interviews with Lydia LoCoco, a social conservative who hosts a faith-based radio show. Buzzfeed was first to report the news Thursday.
Gordon Giampietro — Photo: Northwestern Mutual. Gordon Giampietro, a former assistant U. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin.
District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin. Senator Tammy Baldwin has yet to return her home-state blue slip on this nomination—with good reason. Giampietro failed to provide his full record to the in-state nominating commission, which includes terrible and offensive statements that he made showing his deep animus for LGBTQ people.