USA Today: Ashcroft rights record bears careful watching; BJU Response
When Senate Democrats forced postponement of a vote Wednesday on the confirmation of John Ashcroft, it was less a victory than a delay of the inevitable. Ashcroft will be attorney general. But whether Ashcroft will perform that office's most vital role -- protecting citizens against abuses of power they can't combat themselves -- remains very much in doubt.
History has shown this to be the most lasting accomplishment of many attorneys general. Herbert Brownell Jr., who served Dwight D. Eisenhower, advised federal intervention when the doors to a Little Rock school were barred to the first black students. As John F. Kennedy's attorney general, Robert Kennedy led the government's fight against racial violence in the South. And most recently, Janet Reno worked to assure women their constitutional right to an abortion free from threat or violence.
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Well said. I believe that the primary reason that BJU continues to be attacked is because you are a Christian school. Thank you BJU for standing for Christ and Covenant, these people don't understand it when you say we are Christians, to them it usually is meant as an insult.