Thursday, February 2, 2017

Penna. Legislative Alert: Call Senators Casey and Toomey to Support Supreme Court Nominee!

from Maria Gallagher, Legislative/PAC Director
Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation 

President Donald Trump has nominated 10th Circuit Appeals Court Judge Neil Gorsuch to fill the Supreme Court seat previously held by the late Justice Antonin Scalia. Judicial analysts agree that Gorsuch is a judge in the mold of Scalia--someone who interprets the U.S. Constitution the way that it was originally written, and will not try to make new radical laws from the bench.

As Carol Tobias, president of National Right to Life, stated, "All too often our efforts to protect unborn children and other vulnerable humans have been overridden by judges who believe they have a right to impose their own policy preferences. We are heartened that Judge Gorsuch appears to share Justice Scalia's view that federal judges are constrained to enforce the text and original intent of constitutional provisions, and on all other matters should defer to democratically elected lawmakers."

The minute Judge Gorsuch's nomination was announced, pro-abortion forces began an intense campaign to defeat his appointment. That is why we must work now to show our support for this outstanding nominee.

Please call and email U.S. Senators Bob Casey and Pat Toomey and let them know you want them to support Neil Gorsuch for the Supreme Court. We recommend you call the Washington office and at least one of the local offices. If you get a recording, please leave a message. If the voice mailbox is full, try again later and make sure you send a written message through the link at the bottom of the phone list.

Here are the numbers to call for Senator Casey:
(202) 224-6324--Washington office
(610) 782-9470--Allentown office
(814) 357-0314--Bellefonte office

(814) 874-5080--Erie office
(717) 231-7540--Harrisburg office 

(215) 405-9660--Philadelphia office
(412) 803-7370--Pittsburgh office
(570) 941-0930--Scranton office

To send a written message to Senator Casey, go to his contact form here.

Here are the numbers to call for Senator Toomey:
(202) 224-4254--Washington office
(610) 434-1444--Allentown office
(814) 453-3010--Erie office
(717) 782-3951--Harrisburg office

(814) 266-5970--Johnstown office
(215) 241-1090--Philadelphia office 

 (412) 803-3501--Pittsburgh office
(570) 941-3540--Scranton office

To send a written message to Senator Toomey, go to his contact form here.

Thank you for making these critical calls and sending these important messages to ensure that we have a Supreme Court Justice who will safeguard the Constitution against radical misinterpretations which lead to tragic decisions such as Roe v. Wade!

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