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Letter: Why do we need to know about judge's pregnancy?

Published March 16, 2014 4:21 pm

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Congratulations to Judge Carolyn McHugh on her confirmation to the 10th Circuit Court bench ("Senate confirms first Utah woman to 10th Circuit Court bench," Tribune, March 12).

I do wonder why the writer of the article thought it necessary to bring up her pregnancy status from the early 1980s. When was the last time a male nominee's due date was of such grave importance?

No dang wonder people outside our borders think we're an odd bunch.

Maria Nye

Sutherland