NEW ORLEANS - Today, President Trump nominated Federal District Court Judge Kurt Engelhardt and attorney Kyle Duncan to fill two vacancies on the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Benjamin Clapper, Executive Director of Louisiana Right to Life, issued the following statement regarding the nominations: "Louisiana Right to Life congratulates President Donald Trump on nominating two well qualified jurists to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals. Based on their records, both Judge Englehardt and Mr. Duncan can be expected to respect the proper role of judges in our constitutional system and will not engage in legislating from the bench. We urge the U.S. Senate to speedily confirm both Judge Engelhardt and Mr. Duncan so they can get to work on the 5th Circuit."