“Issue Advocacy” at Its Worst
“Although this may hold some popular appeal, in reality it is just not true,” Ternus told a crowd of 50 at Iowa State University’s Memorial Union. “These critics are blinded by their own ideology. They simply refuse to accept that an impartial, legally sound and fair reading of the law can lead to an unpopular decision.”
“I don’t think any of us can contemplate the breakdown of our legal system should anything close to what they’re proposing take place,” said Former Republican lieutenant governor Art Neu.
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- Des Moines Register: Ternus decries anti-judge vote
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