Ginni Thomas’ group backs off on healthcare law

Looks like it wasn’t such a hot idea for her to stalk Anita Hill….


Virginia Thomas’ group backs off on calling healthcare law unconstitutional
By Kathleen Hennessey, Tribune Washington Bureau

Liberty Central, a group founded by the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, blames staff errors for attaching her name to a memorandum and for another Web posting that called for the repeal of the law.

WASHINGTON – A conservative group founded by Virginia Thomas, the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, removed references to the “unconstitutional” healthcare law from its website on Thursday and blamed staff errors for statements indicating the group believed the law should be struck down.

“Liberty Central assiduously avoids taking a position on the constitutionality of this, and other issues, and will continue to do so in the future,” said Sarah Field, the group’s chief operating officer.

Field’s comments came in response to a Tribune Washington Bureau story noting that Thomas, a longtime conservative activist who recently has raised her profile, had taken positions on legal issues likely to come before her husband.

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