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HF Statement on Gorsuch Confirmation

After hearings marked by rank evasiveness, the United States Senate approved the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to become an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. In order to approve Gorsuch, Senate Republicans broke with senate tradition by removing the sixty-vote threshold rule. But beyond the vote’s partisanship, Hispanic Federation is concerned that Judge Gorsuch poses significant threats to immigrant, reproductive health, labor and other basic civil rights.
Read our statement here.