Faith leaders are reacting to the announcement by Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy that he’s retiring after serving on the high court for three decades. Evangelist Franklin Graham issued a call to prayer. “During the last presidential election, I encouraged people to vote and reminded them that election was not about bad language or one’s emails—but it was really about who did you trust most to nominate a justice or justices to the nation’s highest court,” Graham wrote on Facebook.
“President Donald J. Trump has already nominated a conservative, Neil Gorsuch; and now he has a historic opportunity to nominate another justice to take Justice Anthony Kennedy’s place who is stepping down next month,” Graham continued. “Let’s pray for the president, that he will select a justice who fears God, who will uphold the Constitution, and who will defend the liberties of all Americans,” he said. READ MORE