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Amy Coney Barrett: “We still work for you; your Constitution establishes the rule of law with an independent judiciary that is so essential”

Amy Coney Barrett: “We still work for you; your Constitution establishes the rule of law with an independent judiciary that is so essential”

By Michael Hernandez WASHINGTON, D.C.—”We still work for you; your Constitution establishes the rule of law with an independent judiciary that is so essential,” said Amy Coney Barrett, the newest Supreme Court Justice in her speech after taking the oath from Justice Clarence Thomas, the longest serving Supreme Court Justice (29 years) still alive. “The […]

Amy Coney Barrett Confirmed to Supreme Court in 52–48 Senate Vote

Amy Coney Barrett Confirmed to Supreme Court in 52–48 Senate Vote

BY JANITA KAN Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed by the Senate late Oct. 26 handing President Donald Trump another judicial victory ahead of the Nov. 3 election. The full Senate, who worked through a rare weekend session, voted 52–48 largely along party lines to confirm Barrett as an associate justice on the Supreme Court. Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) […]

Amy Coney Barrett to Senators: Supreme Court Shouldn’t Try to Make Policy

Amy Coney Barrett to Senators: Supreme Court Shouldn’t Try to Make Policy

BY JACK PHILLIPS President Donald Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court, Judge Amy Coney Barrett, will tell the Senate Judiciary Committee on Oct. 12 that the Supreme Court shouldn’t try to make policy. “I have been nominated to fill Justice Ginsburg’s seat, but no one will ever take her place,” Barrett writes in her remarks, which she is […]

Amy Coney Barrett

Amy Coney Barrett

    By Michael Greer During my lifetime most Republican nominees for Supreme Court Justice have been not just criticized but subjected to character assassination.  Bork, Thomas, Alito, and especially, Brett Kavanaugh were treated unconscionably.   Democrats used the same argument to justify their behavior. If these people are on the Supreme Court they will overturn Roe […]

Democrats ‘Can’t Stop’ Barrett From Being Confirmed: Top Senate Democrat

Democrats ‘Can’t Stop’ Barrett From Being Confirmed: Top Senate Democrat

BY ZACHARY STIEBER The number two Democrat in the Senate on Sunday said his party cannot stop Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett from being confirmed. “We can slow it down [by] perhaps a matter of hours, maybe days at the most, but we can’t stop the outcome,” Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) said on ABC’s “This Week.” Durbin was responding to a […]

Gov. Newsom Falsely Suggests Barrett Once Opposed Tipping Court’s Balance Of Power During An Election Year

Gov. Newsom Falsely Suggests Barrett Once Opposed Tipping Court’s Balance Of Power During An Election Year

CHRIS WHITE TECH REPORTER Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom falsely suggested Saturday that United States Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett once railed against tipping the balance of power in the court during an election year. “Here is Judge Amy Coney Barrett explaining why it’s wrong to fill a SCOTUS vacancy during a presidential election year,” […]

Trump Selects Amy Coney Barrett As Supreme Court Nominee: Report

Trump Selects Amy Coney Barrett As Supreme Court Nominee: Report

Mary Margaret Olohan |Social Issues Reporter . President Donald Trump will nominate federal Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court of the United States, multiple outlets reported Friday evening. Sources close to the process said that Trump will announce Barrett as the Supreme Court nominee Saturday, according to the New York Times. Trump is not […]

Reuters Rewrote A Smear Job On Amy Coney Barrett, Then Offered Scant Explanation To Readers

Reuters Rewrote A Smear Job On Amy Coney Barrett, Then Offered Scant Explanation To Readers

Mary Margaret Olohan |Social Issues Reporter . Reuters made substantial changes without initial explanation to a story linking a Catholic group associated with Amy Coney Barrett to “The Handmaid’s Tale.” Reuters original report said that “some have likened People of Praise, a self-described charismatic Christian community, to the totalitarian, male-dominated society of Margaret Atwood’s dystopian novel ‘The […]