On April 7, 2017, the U.S. Senate confirmed Neil Gorsuch to be an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, by a vote of 54-45. National Right to Life supported confirmation of Judge Gorsuch, for reasons explained in a letter sent to the Senate on March 31, 2017, which you can read or download by clicking here
. Voting in support of confirmation were 51 Republican senators and three Democrats. All 45 votes against confirmation were cast by members of the Senate Democratic caucus. One Republican senator (Isakson, Ga.) missed the vote due to health reasons. April 7, 2017, Senate roll call no. 111.