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By Steven Ertelt, LifeNews, June 24, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC – Republicans in the Senate today reached a milestone on one of the most important things they and a president can do to protect human life and safeguard the Constitution: confirm judges.

The Senate today confirmed Judge Cory Wilson to serve on the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. He currently serves as a judge for the Mississippi Court of Appeals. With Wilson’s confirmation, President Trump has filled all appeals court vacancies since the beginning of his presidency, and has filled 200 total federal judicial vacancies. And 7 of the 12 federal appeals courts now have a majority of members who are Republicans.

The national pro-life group Susan B. Anthony List (SBA List) celebrated the historic achievement.

“President Trump, Leader McConnell, and Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham have delivered an historic victory with the confirmation of 200 judges in the president’s first term, and with all appellate-level vacancies now filled,” said SBA List President Marjorie Dannenfelser.  …

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