Emily Belz

Emily reports for WORLD Magazine from New York City. Follow Emily on Twitter @emlybelz.

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No left turns?

Supreme Court | A conservative legal infrastructure developed over the last 20 years has conservatives hoping the days of unpleasant surprises from Republican-appointed justices are over
by Emily Belz
Posted 7/13/18, 03:13 pm

Despite some muted anxiety from conservatives and loud opposition from liberals, Judge Brett Kavanaugh of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit seems headed for confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court in the next several months. President Donald Trump’s second pick for the high court, Kavanaugh, 53, would succeed Kavanaugh's former boss—swing-vote Justice Anthony Kennedy—for whom he clerked. 

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 Christians in Parliament

Summer salt

United Kingdom | Pastor Tim Keller speaks to UK parliamentarians, and Mossad finds a special watch
by Emily Belz
Posted 7/10/18, 04:12 pm

A New York moment in London:

New York pastor Tim Keller, who recently retired from Redeemer Presbyterian Church, spoke to a group of British members of Parliament in late June at the United Kingdom’s National Parliamentary Prayer Breakfast. The audience of 170 included members of Parliament and the House of Lords, as well as Prime Minister Theresa May. 

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It’s Kavanaugh

Supreme Court | President Donald Trump picks another Scalia-like conservative judge, this time to fill a swing seat on the Supreme Court
by Emily Belz
Posted 7/10/18, 09:21 am

In a dramatic prime-time reveal that interrupted shows like ABC’s The Bachelorette, President Donald Trump announced his second nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court: U.S. Circuit Judge Brett Kavanaugh, who appeared through a door in the East Room of the White House with his wife Ashley and two daughters. 

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