Previously, Flaum was nominated by President Gerald Ford and confirmed as a judge to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois on Dec. 18, 1974.
Moreover, 14 of the 15 judges on the Indiana Court of Appeals are white.
None of the judges on the Northern Indiana District Court are from a minority population and only one minority judge sits on the Southern Indiana District Court.
Indiana law allows private vendors at guns shows to sell weapons without first conducting an FBI background check on the buyer.
“Although I’m a believer in the Second Amendment, we aggressively prosecute violent crime that occurs in Northern Indiana and also that occurs in Northern Illinois,” Kirsch said.