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First out gay man confirmed as federal court judge

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  1. Here are the Nays:

    Blunt (R-MO)
    Boozman (R-AR)
    Cochran (R-MS)
    Crapo (R-ID)
    DeMint (R-SC)
    Hatch (R-UT)
    Hutchison (R-TX)
    Lee (R-UT)
    McConnell (R-KY)
    Moran (R-KS)
    Risch (R-ID)
    Roberts (R-KS)
    Wicker (R-MS)

    …and few did abstain.

    Great news… momentous events in the USA these says.. !!!

  2. Jock S. Trap 19 Jul 2011, 11:37am

    mmmm, sure they don’t need a referendum on this, I mean he is Gay after all…

    Oops hang on wrong state.

    Good J Paul Oetken. Good for New York.

  3. How many openly gay judges are there in the UK, I wonder? Probably none.

    1. there are two in the High Court and one in the Court of Appeal, Robert – all open and out – and I assume several in the lower courts

      1. Jock S. Trap 19 Jul 2011, 3:21pm

        Not enough!!

    2. de Villiers 19 Jul 2011, 2:47pm

      In the Court of Appeal, Lord Justice Atheron. In the High Court, Mr Justice Wood and Mr Justice Fulford. I do not know about the lower branches.

      1. it is Etherton – the court of appeal judge – reported here at the time of his appointment, openly gay since on the high court bench. Available on Google!

  4. Robert there are a few: 2 High Court, One Court of Appeal and I would think many in the other Courts.

  5. Thank God, now maybe we can get some justice.

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