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Good judgement

By |2006-10-05T09:00:00-04:00October 5th, 2006|Uncategorized|

By Dawn Wolfe Gutterman

DETROIT – In July 2004, Michigan’s first openly-gay judge was appointed to the bench by Governor Jennifer Granholm. In 2006, Judge Rudy Serra was the only 36th District Court incumbent to face opposition – from five candidates.
Having come in second in the primary, Serra now seeks to win in November and resume his seat. We here at BTL think that that’s a fine idea. BTL endorses Judge Rudy Serra because of his experience as a civil rights attorney, because of his commitment to treating all who come before him fairly, and because of his tireless dedication to the community.
The fact that he’s gay? – that’s a bonus. But the fact is, Judge Rudy Serra is the best candidate for the job. Governor Granholm knew it, and on Nov. 2 we hope that Detroit’s voters will know it, too.
Click here for more on Serra’s campaign.

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Between The Lines has been publishing LGBTQ-related content in Southeast Michigan since the early '90s. This year marks the publication's 27th anniversary.