By Julie Moreau
The Senate voted Wednesday to confirm Matthew Kacsmaryk to the position of U.S. district judge for the Northern District of Texas, a lifetime appointment. His appointment riled Democrats and LGBTQ advocates who have opposed his nomination for almost two years. Kacsmaryk is the latest in a series of judicial nominations to elicit alarm from LGBTQ and civil rights advocates over what they consider anti-LGBTQ track records. A 2017 report from Lambda Legal found that, […]
#BREAKING: UTTERLY SHAMEFUL.
Today, the Senate confirmed Matthew Kacsmaryk, an anti-#LGBTQ zealot with a long record of attacking the civil rights of queer and trans people, awarding him a LIFETIME appointment as a federal judge in Texas. #CourtsMatter pic.twitter.com/K01rfvMjO0
— Lambda Legal (@LambdaLegal) June 19, 2019
Speaking on the floor to oppose Matthew Kacsmaryk's lifetime appointment to the federal bench. Kacsmaryk is another extreme choice by Trump who wants to jam our courts with individuals who will put their political views above the law. #StopKacsmaryk https://t.co/01BnI7uYbo
— Senator Patty Murray (@PattyMurray) June 18, 2019