When federal judicial nominee Michael Boggs recounted bills he had sponsored as a Georgia legislator in a questionnaire for the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, he sounded earnest and, occasionally, even a little dull.
But his list of legislation—which included strengthening the state’s child pornography laws, rewriting the state Probate Code and requiring criminal background checks for bail bondsmen—didn’t mention his sponsorship of far more controversial measures reflecting a conservative political agenda at odds with the president who has nominated him to the U.S. District Court.
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