National Center for Lesbian Rights



NCLR responds to confirmation of controversial Trump Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch

(April 7, 2017 San Francisco)—The U.S. Senate today confirmed Trump Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch. This vote came on the heels of a rule change by Senate Republicans yesterday after they failed to secure the 60 votes needed to move forward with Gorsuch’s confirmation. Gorsuch, a controversial selection rated as more conservative than the late Justice Antonin Scalia, will now replace Scalia on the bench. At 49 years old, now-Justice Gorsuch has the potential to influence our nation’s...


Statement from NCLR in continued opposition to President Trump’s U.S. Supreme Court Nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch

Gorsuch fails to affirm fundamental rights for LGBTQ community, views Constitution as ‘frozen in time,’ and believes religion can justify discrimination against vulnerable groups (San Francisco, CA, March 23, 2017)- Today marked the final day of Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearings for President Trump’s Supreme Court pick Neil Gorsuch. NCLR Executive Director Kate Kendell, Esq. issued the following statement in response: “As we celebrate our fortieth year securing...


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