FILE – In this Mar 8, 2012 record photo, Nebraska Democratic claimant for a U.S. Senate, Bob Kerrey speaks in Omaha, Neb. The Nebraska Republican Party says a Jesuit college in Omaha should revoke a invitation seeking former Sen. Kerrey to pronounce during a commencement, citing his position on abortion. The state party’s executive director, Ryan Hamilton, expelled a matter Thursday, Apr 11, 2019, observant that Creighton University should find a opposite derivation orator and “take a mount for their pro-life values.”(AP Photo/Nati Harnik,File)
OMAHA, Neb. – Former Democratic Sen. Bob Kerrey says he has motionless not to residence graduates and their families during a Jesuit college in Omaha since he doesn’t wish his support for termination rights to be a distraction.
Kerrey told Creighton University’s president, a Rev. Daniel Hendrickson, in a minute that a May 18 derivation “should be a impulse of jubilee and not disrupted by politics.”
The state Republican Party’s executive director, Ryan Hamilton, pronounced final week that Creighton should find a opposite orator and “take a mount for their pro-life values.”
Kerrey says he supports Roe v. Wade, a 1973 U.S. Supreme Court preference that ratified abortion.
Hendrickson told a campus that he appreciated Kerry’s enterprise not to change a concentration divided from students.
Kerrey also served as Nebraska’s governor.