Operation Rescue founder urges Brownback to lead filibuster against Supreme Court candidate
Washington ? Anti-abortion activist Randall Terry wants Sen. Sam Brownback to lead a filibuster against the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor.
The founder of Operation Rescue spoke to reporters Wednesday outside Brownback’s Topeka office. The senator was in Washington.
Brownback spokesman Brian Hart noted that the Kansas Republican has said he will vote against the Sotomayor confirmation. But Hart added that he hadn’t heard of any plans for a filibuster.
Terry said he spoke to Brownback recently about a filibuster, but he declined to be specific about was said.
Terry is on a 15-city media tour that started Monday in Omaha, Neb. In Kansas, he also made stops in Kansas City and Wichita.