Thursday, May 20, 2010

Point/counterpoint: Attacking the judiciary, or holding it accountable?

Campaign is all about a conservative religious agenda

Thursday, May 20, 2010 at 12:04 a.m

An unprecedented, organized campaign is being waged to unseat four Superior Court Judges and replace them with individuals who will support the agenda of a coalition of conservative religious organizations.
Under the banner of a web site called, the coalition claims it used a team of legal experts to evaluate the decisions of all the sitting judges who are up for re-election. Read more here....
Brownlie is the managing partner at the San Diego office of DLA Piper, a law firm. One of the challenged judges, Longstreth, is a former DLA Piper partner.

An elite few select judges to further their special interests

Thursday, May 20, 2010 at 12:04 a.m.

I am a registered voter. I take the responsibility seriously.
The reason? My right to vote was earned – by the shed blood of thousands of people before me who agreed that a government of the people, by the people and for the people was something worth dying for. When people give up their lives so that I might have the right to vote, I ought to take that seriously.
In a government of, by and for the people, every branch of government – the executive, the legislative, and the judicial – is accountable to the people. Right? Read more here.....
Clark is pastor of East Clairemont Southern Baptist Church.

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