Vox Pop: Harriet Miers
There's been a lot in the news lately about Supreme Court nominee Harriet Miers' religious beliefs. Anita Miller talked to church goers in Colorado Springs about what they think.
October 18, 2005. Rebroadcast October 22.
*** VOX POP: HARRIET MIERS ***
WHITNEY: Another big debate that’s been in the headlines lately is over Harriet Miers, the White House attorney that President Bush has nominated to be a justice on the U.S. Supreme Court. And the debate seems to be less between Republicans and Democrats, than among different conservative groups within the Republican party.
Last week, the White House was emphasizing Miers’ faith, making it widely known that she belongs to “a very conservative evangelical church in Texas.”
So how is President Bush’s nominee playing among evangelicals in the Christian stronghold that is Colorado Springs? Western Skies contributor Anita Miller visited two churches on the city’s north end and gathered these opinions.
SPEAKER 1: I don’t know that much about her. I don’t know what her background is, but I do know that if the President nominated her, then she’s got my...
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