THE DAILY CALLER--Democrats Press Judicial Nominee About Knights Of Columbus Membership
Two Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee are pressing a
nominee for the Nebraska federal trial court about his membership in the
Knights of Columbus, a fraternal service organization of the Catholic
Church. Democratic Sens. Mazie Hirono of Hawaii and Kamala Harris of California submitted written questions in
December to Brian Buescher, an Omaha lawyer nominated to the U.S.
District Court for the District of Nebraska, proposing that he resign
his affiliation with the knights, which they call an “all male society”
that “has taken a number of extreme positions” on social questions.
The Catholic News Agency was first to report on Hirono and Harris’ questions respecting the Knights of Columbus. The
leadership of the knights expressed disappointment that membership in
their organization would be viewed as a disqualifier for public office.
country’s sad history of anti-Catholic bigotry contributed to the
founding of the Knights of Columbus, and we are proud of the many
Catholics who overcame this hurdle to contribute so greatly to our
country,” said Kathleen Blomquist, a spokeswoman for the knights. Read much more here.
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