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Trump judicial pick who went after Christian farm for ‘discrimination’ withdraws nomination

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 12, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) – Attorney Michael Bogren has withdrawn from consideration to be President Donald Trump’s nominee for a federal judgeship for the Western District of Michigan, following conservative objections to his role in a Michigan religious liberty dispute from 2017. Last month, freshman Republican Sen. Josh Hawley of Missouri grilled Bogren over his handling of the case, which concerned the City of Lansing’s attempts to bar Steve and Bridget Tennes, owners of Country Mill Farms in Charlotte, from its local farmers’ market due to the Christian family farm’s refusal to host same-sex “weddings.” Representing the city’s […]