Jay Sekulow and the American Center on Law and Justice have
recently confused the conservative community by supporting ultra
liberal Judge Bill Pyror. Bill Pyror has a proven record of
liberal judicial activities and gained nationwide attention for
leading the charge as Alabama Attorney General to remove Judge Roy
Moore from the Alabama Supreme Court. Jay Sekulow has been a
supporter of good causes in the past, his support of liberal Judge
Bill Pyror is devastating.
Please check out the below facts and see if you also are confused
by the actions of Jay Sekulow.
First of all, the information put out by Jay in his own words:
ACLJ: A Message from Jay on Sen. Kennedy's Challenge to the Recess
Appointment of Judge William Pryor to the Federal Appeals Court.
Jay Sekulow is challenging the actions of Senator Kennedy
concerning the "Recess" appointment of Bill Pyror. While the
Constitution does give the President the authority to make
"Recess" appointments, President Bush may be on shaky ground as
when the Pyror appointment was made, Congress was on a one week
break, not in an official recess.
Our real issue is not the recess appointment, but the fact that
Jay Sekulow is supporting Bill Pyror, who has a record of liberal
judicial activities. As Attorney General of Alabama, Pyror had the
authority to give legal opinions, which are respected as law,
unless a court or the legislature over rule him. Bill Pyror also
gained nationwide attention by taking the initiative to legally
remove Chief Justice Roy Moore from the Alabama Supreme Court.
While serving for some 6 years as Alabama Attorney General, Pyror
constantly was an enemy of conservative Christianity. Pyror
angered Alabama Conservatives by Legal Opinions that were in
constant support of the liberal Democrat Governor of Alabama, Don
Siegleman. The below documents 3 areas were Bill Pyror did
damage to the conservative cause in the areas of pro life,
gambling, judicial activities, and as well as his attack on Judge
Moore and the issue of the right to acknowledge God in public.
Alabama Attorney General Bill Pyror prosecuted and persecuted
Judge Roy Moore, and by so doing has shown complete disregard for
both the State of Alabama Constitution and the Constitution of
these United States. He prosecuted Judge Moore with a zeal that is
hard to understand, never giving
consideration to Constitutional bounds.
Bill Pryor's Shocking Comments During Roy Moore's "Trial":
Bill Pyror conforms to the liberal perspective that our courts
should not acknowledge God and Bill Pyror is opposed to Judge Roy
Moore in his efforts to acknowledge God in the courtroom. See:
Bill Pyror is pro abortion in his actions, even though he says he
is pro life. Bill Pryor issued some legal opinions from the Office
of Attorney General that made it difficult to enforce the Alabama
Partial Birth Law, in essence the legal opinion issue from the
office of Alabama Attorney General made a pro life law non
enforceable. Alabama Governor Fob James said, "When the law
passed, Mr. Pryor instructed Alabama district attorneys not to
enforce the law as to pre-viable fetuses. In my view, this gutted
the law and defeated its very purpose."
Attorney General Bill Pryor issued some legal opinions from the
Office of Alabama Attorney General that made it difficult for law
enforcement officers to fight video poker gambling.
A quote from Alabama Governor Fob James
Governor Bob Riley, Attorney-General Bill Pryor, and all eight
justices of the Alabama supreme court, have now removed the Ten
Commandments from "public view" in the Alabama judicial building.
They have also joined in condemnation of Alabama Chief Justice Roy
Moore for disobeying the federal court that ordered removal of the
In removing the Commandments, all these officials have said
they must follow the rule of law. Yesterday, George W. Bush,
through a spokesman, similarly stated about the Commandments
removal, It is important that we respect our laws and our courts.
In addition, others such as evangelist Pat Robertson, Southern
Baptist leader Richard Land, and attorney Jay Sekulow have added
their voices in criticism of Chief Justice Moore. They say that
although they personally think the display of the Ten Commandments
is constitutional, Moore should have taken the Commandments down
anyway because to disobey the court order would be to violate the
rule of law.
Pastor Chuck Baldwin says, Bill Pyror got his Judas money:
Petition to request Congress not to approve Bill Pyror as
More data on these issues can be found at: Retaking America, a
conservative web site whose major goal is to stop liberal
For the latest news on Ten Commandments issues and on Judge Roy
Alabama Governor Fob James, a solid conservative, has expressed
about liberal judicial activism and provides information at:
We would like to encourage you to further research these
issues, and also call Jay Sekulow and encourage him to remove his
support of Bill Pyror. We have great appreciation of the many
wonderful things that Jay Sekulow has done, but our hearts are
grieved concerning the support of Bill Pyror. Please pray with us
on this issue and also consider calling the American Center for
Law and Justice, and Jay Sekulow and further discuss this issue.
Call Jay at (757) 226-2489, Fax: (757) 226-2836 .
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