More multicultural social promotion from the Left. Notice that the concern is about having judges that look like America not that they are qualified. From Life Site News:
On Wednesday, President Obama nominated seven judges, including a black homosexual, to the federal judiciary, saying their appointments “ensure that the judiciary resembles the nation it serves.”
Obama appointed Judge William Thomas to the Southern District of Florida. Thomas has served on the Eleventh Judicial Circuit since 2005.
“Today’s announcement…reflects the president’s historic commitment to advancing a diverse judiciary that looks like America,” said Nancy Zirkin of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights. “If confirmed, these nominees would bring more women, minorities, and openly gay judges to courts to better reflect the nation they serve.”
According to Buzzfeed, “Obama has now nominated seven [homosexual] lawyers for lifetime-tenured federal judgeships, three of whom already have been approved by the Senate. Judges J. Paul Oetken and Alison Nathan both now sit on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, which is in Manhattan. Judge Michael Fitzgerald sits on the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.”
According to a Gallup survey released in October, homosexuals make up 3.4 percent of all American adults. Black Americans were the most likely to consider themselves homosexual. Some 4.6 percent of blacks label themselves homosexual, bisexual, or transgender, as compared to 4.3 percent of Asians, 4 percent of Hispanics, and 3.2 percent of whites…