Trump is expected to announce a nominee in the first weeks of his presidency—with much fanfare. During the campaign, he released a list of 21 potential judges from which he would ultimately choose one important name.
In the next year, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear the case involving a transgender student which will likely set a precedent for student privacy and gender identity policies in public schools hereafter.
A new poll from LifeWay Research shows that few Americans with evangelical beliefs consider Supreme Court nominees, religious freedom or abortion as issues of top importance when it comes to voting for the next president.
Pastor David Jeremiah spoke to a large gathering on Independence Day where he asserted that considering the future president’s Supreme Court appointee(s) is the most important issue in the 2016 election.