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Irony swirls around Brownback’s cloak of judicial secrecy

By Columnist Tim Carpenter
Topeka Capital Journal

Gov. Sam Brownback’s nomination of the administration’s general counsel to a seat on the Kansas Court of Appeals serves as deja vu role reversal circa 2005.

Eight years ago, Brownback was a member of the U.S. Senate’s judiciary committee and leader of the  GOP revolt against President George W. Bush’s nomination of Harriet Miers to the U.S. Supreme Court. She was the president’s White House counsel.

The senator was vexed about Bush’s refusal to release documents related to Miers’ work in the White House. Of primary concern, in terms of Brownback, was validity of Miers’ pro-life record.

Brownback has proven during his years in the U.S. Senate and as Kansas governor that he believes the Roe vs. Wade decision legalizing abortion in 1973 shouldn’t be considered “settled law” in the United States. He seeks an end to abortion in America. Continue reading

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