Statement on the Nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch for the U.S. Supreme Court

January 31, 2017


WASHINGTON, D.C.–Today, the President of the Hispanic Leadership Fund, Mario H. Lopez, issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s appointment of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the US Supreme Court:

Judge Neil Gorsuch has had an exceptional record of defending the Constitution and our fundamental rights such as the 2nd amendment and the right to religious liberty.  It is vital that Justices on the Supreme Court adhere to the Constitution and refrain from putting their own preferences ahead of the law.

During his 25 years of practicing law, Judge Gorsuch has been recognized for his hard work by his colleagues by receiving the prestigious Edward J. Randolph Award for his astonishing service to the Department of Justice and the Harry S. Truman Foundation’s Stevens Award for outstanding public service in the field of law.

The Hispanic Leadership Fund supports Judge Gorsuch and will advocate all members of the U.S. Senate to confirm his nomination.”