Yale Elitists Warn of Deadly Consequences if Kavanaugh is Confirmed

"People will die" proclamations more suited for Yale Drama Club than Yale Law School.

Judge Brett Kavanaugh with his family and President Trump.

By Michael Brown Published on July 11, 2018

The warning is bleak and dire. “People will die” we are told with gravitas and concern. And the warning comes from the academic elite, from students, faculty, and alumni of Yale University Law School. Yes, people will die if Justice Brett Kavanaugh is confirmed.

This is the latest example of apocalyptic fear-mongering associated with the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. To paraphrase the collective hysteria of the left, “Kavanaugh’s confirmation would mean the end of the world!”

On the one hand, I hope that many of the left’s worst fears are realized. I do hope that journalists like Jay Michaelson are accurate when they announce that, “Brett Kavanaugh, Trump’s Supreme Court Pick, Is Probably the End of Abortion Rights and Same-Sex Marriage.”

For those unfamiliar with Michaelson, he is hardly an unhinged voice from the left. He is a well-educated gay activist (and rabbi), holding a J.D. from Yale and a Ph.D. from Hebrew University, and his fears are based on Kavanagh’s judicial philosophy.

To repeat: I hope that, in this case, Michaelson’s fears are realized. I hope that Judge Kavanagh will be confirmed, that he will have the opportunity to overturn Roe v. Wade, and that he will make righteous decisions when it comes to marriage and family. May it be so!

“People Will Die”?

Michaelson’s voice, however, is almost muted when compared to the rhetoric from his alma mater.

According to the open letter, with roughly 200 signees, “Now is the time for moral courage — which for Yale Law School comes at so little cost. Perhaps you, as an institution and as individuals, will benefit less from Judge Kavanaugh’s ascendent power if you withhold your support. Perhaps Judge Kavanaugh will be less likely to hire your favorite students. But people will die if he is confirmed. We hope you agree your sacrifice would be worth it. Please use your authority and platform to expose the stakes of this moment and the threat that Judge Kavanaugh poses.” (This letter stands in stark contrast from the glowing review of Kavanaugh published by Yale Law officials.)

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What, exactly, are these “stakes”? What, precisely, is the “threat”? And how, to be specific, will people die?

Note the certainty of this Yale prediction. It is not, “People might die if he is confirmed.” It is, “People will die if he is confirmed.”

So say these Yale academics.

Are they suggesting that LGBT youth will kill themselves? A gay activist once told me on my radio show that if North Carolina voted to uphold marriage (which it did, by a large margin, until being overruled by the courts) that “gay teens will be jumping off bridges.”

Those of us who stand for biblical sexuality are often told we have blood on our hands, meaning, the blood of gay youth who are presumably driven to despair by our message of “hate.”

Is this what the Yale warning implies?

Perhaps it is talking about immigrants who will not be able to make it across our borders as they flee from drug cartels and other murderous groups. Is this what these academics have in mind?

Some of these issues are touched on in the open letter, and so the warning could be quite broad-based in its intent: Gay teens will die because same-sex “marriage” will be reversed. Aspiring immigrants will die because our borders will be closed. Kids will be massacred in schools because gun rights will be upheld.”

But there’s no reason to speculate. The Yale signees have made themselves crystal clear. While they are concerned about environmental issues and various social concerns, there is a primary reason they write that, “Judge Kavanaugh’s nomination presents an emergency — for democratic life, for our safety and freedom, for the future of our country.”

They Want to Protect Roe v. Wade, Guaranteeing People Will Die

They are concerned about abortion (and contraception), and they see in Kavanagh’s rulings “an intellectually and morally bankrupt ideologue intent on rolling back our rights and the rights of our clients.”

Should Kavanaugh be confirmed, the blood will certainly flow, presumably as a result of back-alley abortions.

And it is there that we have the profound irony of this open letter — or should I say its startling hypocrisy? These Yale elitists have stood reality on its head.

The issue is not that people will die in the future. The issue is that, as a result of Roe v. Wade, people have died. Tens of millions of them. More than the populations of our 20 biggest cities combined. More than the population of England.

More than 60 million people have died — little people, tiny people, defenseless people, innocent people — as a result of Roe v. Wade.

Should Judge Kavanaugh be confirmed, and should he rule as we pray he will, the day might well come when “people will live” as a result of the Court’s decisions.

It is my heartfelt prayer that we will live to see a culture of life arise in our nation. I also pray that many of the Yale signees will live long enough to realize the error of their ways and foolishness of their concerns.

Hopefully, people will live, not die, if Kavanaugh is confirmed.

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  • Jim Walker

    “Brett Kavanaugh, Trump’s Supreme Court Pick, Is Probably the End of Abortion Rights and Same-Sex Marriage.”
    Please bring it on !

    • gladys1071

      What threat is same -sex marriage to you? How do two people getting married affect your life in any way?

      So you are celebrating the possibility of people losing their rights because you don’t agree with their lifestyle?

      • Jim Walker

        If you want the answer, make your first step to believe Jesus as your Lord and Savior and soon enough you will get one from Him.

        • gladys1071

          don’t use religion, tell my why YOU are threatened by same-sex marriage of complete strangers?

          We live in a pluralistic society where people believe different things, we are not a theocracy.

          • JP

            For one you have been duped with homosexual “marriage” . For a marriage to exist you must have a husband and a wife. Only a woman can be a wife and a man a husband. Without these 2 in a relationship you don’t have a marriage.

          • John Connor

            You’re the one who is duped. Gay marriage is legal in all 50. Your opinion is meaningless.

          • JP

            Yawn

          • John Connor

            Lol

          • JP

            It is true that homosexual “marriage” is legal and that many people are duped by it. You are. I’m not .

          • John Connor

            Duped by it? How is it that two people in love and married is duping anyone? It’s sad that you’re so overcome by your bigotry to see reality.

          • gladys1071

            That was not my question. I neither affirm or condemn same-sex marriage, i am just asking a question, in what way does making same -sex marriage legal affect YOU in any way? or threaten you?

          • JP

            It affects me by the government lying to me. It affects taxes. It affects children who are being indoctrinated into the lgbt propaganda in schools
            It affects people’s ability to speak out against it. It affects Christian schools and adoption agencies negatively. It affects bakers and photographers negatively by threatening their ability to do business.

          • gladys1071

            The only reason why anyone would be threatened by all of this is because you are offended by their lifestyle and you cannot live in peace with others that live differently.

            How does letting others live differently then you is forcing you to violate your faith?

            I mean if you want to avoid all kinds of lifestyles that you find abhorrent, you would have to leave this earth.

          • JP

            I can live with them. After all this is how pagans live. I won’t be here forever anyway

          • gladys1071

            exactly so why make a big deal about it, just live in peace with others, and don’t concern yourself with whatever you think people might doing that you find to be offensive.

          • JP

            Because I don’t like being lied to and changing what marriage is. The truth matters and so does integrity.

          • gladys1071

            Their are a lot of things that i don’t like either that I have to live too, so what? that is part of life, we don’t get to always have our way.

          • Paul

            Funny, you claim we get to believe different things but demand we can’t use religion to justify our beliefs.

          • John Connor

            You just can’t use your religion to justify discrimination

          • Paul

            According to who? Let’s see what the Constitution has to say about it, you know that crusty rag that liberals want to use as toilet paper.

            “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof;”

            So here it is crystal clear that there shall not be any law prohibiting the free exercise of religion. The Christian faith is loaded with discrimination, making wise choices about most everything, avoiding sin, take no part in evil deeds, expose evil, avoiding association with evil, training our children in the faith. All of which are fully part of exercising the religion of Christianity.

            Anyone arguing what you just said is plainly ignoring the Constitution in pursuit of an alternative political agenda.

          • John Connor

            Nope. Not arguing against the constitution. You’re not very bright if you feel that your faith and our constitution can cover for your bigotry.

            Violate their faith? Get into a different line of work if you can’t serve the whole public.

            Participate in evil? Laughable at best.

            Forcing kids to learn that evil is good? Too funny. If you think that teaching kids that gay people exist is teaching that evil is good, good grief.

          • Paul

            Sorry but I don’t consider sin to be a laughing matter.

          • John Connor

            I don’t believe in the concept of sin.

          • Paul

            It shows

          • John Connor

            Good.

          • Chip Crawford

            Our relationship with Jesus is life style. I know that’s confusing to a poser.

          • gladys1071

            Yeah and my lifestyle relationship with Jesus calls me to not concern myself with other people’s lifestyles.

            it is called MYOB

          • Chip Crawford

            Hey, you are telling people on here to leave religion out of it. It’s on the page, gladdie. That’s why I told you why we don’t — it’s life style to us and that’s why we bring it in. Don’t tell us how to respond to life and then gripe that we are telling you how to live yours. Clearly, as with your revealed scriptural cherry picking level of comprehension, you are threatened by lordship relevance to all of life. Get over that or get out. That’s what you are going to get here. Expect it.

          • gladys1071

            oh so basically you are saying that the bible gives you permission to be a busy body.

            You are threatened by the fact that i don’t view my relationship with God the way you do. You think i have to be like you and be a busybody and condemn others and try to tell them how to live.

            That is not my “lifestyle”, my lifestyle and belief tells me to MYOB

          • Chip Crawford

            Don’t tell us not to give our “religious” you call it, perspective and we’ll get along better with you. That’s what’s drawing a lot of this fire. Be responsible for what you say. And don’t try on words we don’t use, like that I said “sale.” You’re being called. Go straight and it’ll work out much better for everyone.

          • gladys1071

            You can give whatever perspective all you want, just know people are going to either “take it or leave it” that is the way it is.

            Religious belief is something that cannot be imposed on by anyone, it has to come from within the person.

            I have come to the realization that what i believe is between me and God, and really nobody’s business. If someones ask’s me in a private setting what i believe, i will tell them, but i will also tell them, that i don’t know everything and that my VIEW of God may not be the whole picture, and that being CERTAIN that we know all the answers is arrogant.

            I realize i am a puny human and that God is mysterious.

          • Chip Crawford

            The Bible by its own admission pertains to everything concerning life and Godliness. We reference the Bible, not our opinions or personal beliefs. It’s the foundation of truth on matters. Apparently you are the one threatened by that because you clearly don’t know the Word. Change that. Get into some solid bible studies that are around, even online. Ask the Lord to lead you to some teachers he’d have for you to learn from. Just some positive input. There is a wealth of learning and opportunities concerning the things of God, certainly his Word. It gets interesting and even exciting as you go. You make friends to talk it over with, place for questions to be answered. Not everything is known, but much is revealed and available. Just some input on how to study the Bible is huge.

          • John Connor

            Poser? LMAO! Spent 18 yrs in your religion.

          • gladys1071

            you can believe what you want, what you don’t get to do is impose that on others.

            If you don’t agree with a certain lifestyle, you don’t have to participate in that lifestyle.

            That is what freedom is, the freedom to live out YOUR beliefs.

          • Paul

            But the homosexual agenda IS being imposed on me, so your legal theory obviously isn’t true

          • gladys1071

            How?

          • Paul

            Well lets see, people are being forced by law to service their vile fake weddings, kids are being taught homosexuality in school, do you watch the news?

          • gladys1071

            So baker’s have a problem baking a cake for a paying customer?
            Providing a service is not giving approval, it is just providing a service somebody is paying for.

          • Paul

            Who are you to tell a Christian how they are suposed to exercise their religion? Free exercise doesn’t mean some liberal Christophobe like you gets to decide how Christians are suposed to exercise their religion.

          • gladys1071

            How is baking a cake a violation of religious belief? How does baking a make anyone have to change their beliefs?

            Please explain.

          • gladys1071

            Ian trying to understand as a Christian myself how baking a cake for someone that I don’t approve of their lifestyle is an undue burden on my religious belief?

            If I bake a cake and decorate it, I may not approve of their lifestyle. I am still a Christian, It does not in anyway change my beliefs. I am still able to pray , and go to church even after I bake a cake.

            I don’t understand what the big deal is?

          • Chip Crawford

            We’ve established this person is not born again, thus not a Christian. She’ll back off quick when you get down to it, confused by a deeper knowledge of the word other than her proof text sparring. She’s another fakir coming in to disrupt, or try to. No sale here.

          • gladys1071

            I did not know that religious belief was a sales pitch? I thought relationship with God is something private between God and the person?

          • Chip Crawford

            It’s life style; everything is involved. Jesus is the lord of your life, the whole life. It affects everything. Your dismissal of it as relevant speaks volumes of your false claim at “Christianity.”

          • gladys1071

            you called it a sale? is relationship with God a sales pitch? you did not answer my question?

            I thought our relationship with God is between me and God, not between me and government, or me and santa clause, or me and politicians, or me and other people that i don’t agree with.

            Do you have a problem with me having a relationship with God in my own way, or does it have to be how you say?

          • Chip Crawford

            I called it life style. You’re telling people to leave their “religion” out of it. Convenient. You are allergic to the word of God as written in context, I’ve found that out.

          • gladys1071

            I am allergic to other Christians tell me what i should believe and try to dictate my relationship with God. Trying to get me to conform to how they think i should relate to God.

          • Paul

            Take the case of photographers who have declined to use their talents to creat art of a homosexual fake wedding. They are being compelled by force to create artwork of an event that is against their faith and conscience. If they don’t they get fined.

            Did you ever imagine that the USA will be a place where an artist is forced to create artwork of a subject matter they do not want to create? And to not do so means getting fined or just cease doing business altogether?

            As for their faith, I can well imagine the prayer; “thank you Lord for the talents you blessed me with, sorry I used them today to help with something you find detestable, I hope you can understand that the govt made me do it, I was too afraid to make a stand for my faith.”

          • gladys1071

            I think God would understand such prayer. I will agree with you that the baker SHOULD not have been fined though. I think both sides are wrong on this issue.

            I just know that if it were me, i would have baked the cake, after all God knows my heart and that is all that matters anyway.

          • Paul

            Let me understand this, in your view you would design and create any cake requested of you?

          • gladys1071

            Yes i would, within reason of course, and if it is not breaking the law in doing so.

          • Paul

            Interesting. So if you as Christian baker were asked by NAMBLA to design and create a cake of a boy for their membership meeting you would be fine with that? Or how about a big penis, that good too?

      • John Connor

        And they preach about tolerance….

        • Jim Walker

          What’s wrong with being intolerant of people killing babies in the womb ?

          • John Connor

            I was referring to gay marriage

          • Jim Walker

            No point repeating my answers to you as I have explained way too many times in countless occasions.
            You can continue your thinking and may God change you. Peace out.

        • Chip Crawford

          No; it’s the liberal left that beats the tolerance drum.

    • John Connor

      Keep praying. It’s not going to happen. Too funny!!

      • Jim Walker

        Whether its gonna happen or not, we will not endorse what is perverse.

        • John Connor

          Nobody’s asking for your endorsement, approval, or applause.

          • GLT

            “Nobody’s asking for your endorsement, approval, or applause.”

            What planet have you been on for the last thirty years? All we have heard for the last three decades is demands for society to not only approve and endorse the homosexual lifestyle but to also applaud it by accepting their vulgar displays in annual gay pride parades.

            You’re right, they are not asking for our approval, they are demanding it and legislating it.

          • John Connor

            Nope. They’re legislating and demanding equal treatment. You don’t have to approve of anything.

          • GLT

            Nice try, but wrong again. They are demanding we accept their behaviour and lifestyle as normal.

            If those who do not accept the homosexual agenda do not have to approve of anything why are they being forced by the courts to do so? You’re living in a dream world or being deliberately deceitful. Which is it, John?

          • John Connor

            Nope. No demands for anything other than equal treatment.
            Those who are going to court are being sued for discrimination. You’re the one being deceitful

          • Mel Carbon

            Your tin foil hat is slipping….

          • John Connor

            Thanks….I’ll readjust it.

          • GLT

            “Nope. No demands for anything other than equal treatment.”

            You’re hilarious. You remind me of those three moronic monkeys who refuse to engage in anything they feel will upset their little view of the world. Enjoy your delusions.

            “Those who are going to court are being sued for discrimination.”

            And how is not discrimination when one is forced by the courts to act against their consciense and their deeply held religious beliefs? You see, John, you and those like you, have a very serious problem with critical and rational thought. Discrimination in this scenario is inevitable. I choose not to accept the normality of the homosexual lifestyle, while homosexuals demand that I do so and will take me to court to force me to do so. Either I or the homosexual is going to be discriminated against as the two positions are diametrically opposed, we cannot both have our way. Discrimination is never a one way street, John and it is high time you came to that realization and take your fingers out of your ears and open your eyes and face that reality.

          • John Connor

            You don’t have to accept anything. These people are our fellow human beings. I love reading the rants on these forums as it just shows the true colors of your religion and furthers my belief that it’s all nonsense. Sad….

          • GLT

            So, you’re assuming I dislike homosexuals simply because I do not accept their lifestyle. That just shows your true colours. You make categorical judgements of individuals about whom you know nothing. Now that is truly sad.

            Of course these people are our fellow human beings but ask yourself the logical and obvious question, are we to accept as normal and good everything a fellow human being may say or do? I think the answer is more than obvious.

            As far as people not having to accept anything only someone living in a complete fantasy world would attempt that argument. If people were not expected to accept the homosexual lifestyle as normal they would not find themselves before the courts and being convicted for taking a stand against it.

            You can try all the semantic tricks you want, John, your arguments simply do not hold water.

          • Paul

            yea right, they just want our tax dollars to perform free abortions.

          • Judith Chandler-Adams

            When was your abortion? Go to a rodeo for your honeymoon?

          • John Connor

            Are you ok?

      • Judith Chandler-Adams

        If not with him…stay tuned…ginsburg is almost gone…you may have to eat your words.

        • John Connor

          Doubtful but keep hoping.

  • Trilemma

    Let’s not forget that the Roe v. Wade decision was supported by five Republican-appointed Justices. There’s no guarantee Roe v. Wade is going to be overturned.

  • chrish

    It will be the end of the world as we know it, and I feel fine.

  • tz1

    LGBT teens ought not jump off bridges, but the left risks them thrown off buildings by Muslims.

    In any case after the big red midterm wave and when Ginsberg departs, hide the Hemlock flavored Kool-aid.

  • Fang

    Life is full of real dangers. Apparently Ivy Leaguers prefer to get hysterical over imaginary dangers.

  • Michael Lang

    Many clowns at Yale.

  • NellieIrene

    The only thing that should “end” if there is a conservative majority on the court, is legislating from the bench.

  • Boris

    We don’t have to worry about the closeted Kavanagh making decisions that would hurt gay people. He’s one of them.

  • Judith Chandler-Adams

    Yale must have the old leftists indoctrinating their share of students unable to think for themselves. Whatever happened to inquisitive minds that questioned what they were lectured. Lazy students?

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