Editor’s note. As the proceedings continue through a second day, we’re posting some of the opening statements in support of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to be the next Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. Judge Barrett, thank you so much for being in front of us today. Welcome to you and, of course, I am …Continue reading "Iowa Senator Joni Ernst’s Opening Statement at Judiciary Committee Hearing for Supreme Court Nominee Judge Barrett"
Chairman Graham, Ranking Member Feinstein, and Members of the Committee: I am honored and humbled to appear before you as a nominee for Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. I thank the President for entrusting me with this profound responsibility, as well as for the graciousness that he and the First Lady have shown my family throughout this process. I thank …Continue reading "Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s Opening Statement before Senate Judiciary Committee"
By Dave Andrusko When last we discussed District Judge Theodore Chuang ’s July 14 decision to suspend a FDA rule requiring a woman to have an in-person doctor’s visit before undergoing a chemical abortion during the COVID-19 pandemic, 11 states had filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court in support of the Trump Administration’s …Continue reading "Supreme Court holds off deciding case that suspended FDA rule on chemical abortions"
By Dave Andrusko Some people whose political IQ I consider to be very high have floated the proposition that Democrats may not go to DEFCON 1 in an attempt to defeat the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. Really? How quickly we forget. Does anyone not have nightmares when they recall the …Continue reading "WaPo hit job on Judge Barrett. Could anything be more predictable?"
By Danielle White I would love to say that I was watching live when Amy Coney Barrett delivered her speech accepting President Trump’s nomination for her to fill the vacant Supreme Court seat. But I was not. As a mother of three kids under the age of five, I am pretty sure I was mediating …Continue reading "Success and motherhood: What Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination means to me"
Editor’s note. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks Monday on the Senate floor regarding COVID-19, the Senate schedule, and the Supreme Court: The Senate has spent the last few days like all Americans have: Praying for quick healing and a smooth recovery for President Trump and the First Lady following their …Continue reading "Senate Majority Leader McConnell says Transparent “Stalling Tactics” Won’t Block Judge Barrett’s Hearings"
Editor’s note. The following was distributed Wednesday by the White House. Vice President Pence accompanied Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Trump’s latest nominee for the Supreme Court, to meet with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Capitol Hill yesterday. “We believe the Senate has an opportunity, Leader, for a fair and respectful consideration hearing,” the Vice President …Continue reading "UPDATE: Judge Amy Coney Barrett meets with Senate Majority Leader"
By Dave Andrusko Another day in the life of Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Trump’s nominee to sit on the United States Supreme Court. Here’s a brief catch-up. Pro-abortion Senate Democrats formally asked that Judge Barrett’s confirmation hearings be postponed until after the January 20, 2021 presidential inauguration. According to Fox News “The timeline for …Continue reading "Judge Barrett continues to meet with Senators; pro-abortionists continue to complain she’s too perfect"
By Dave Andrusko Understandably so, most of the attention is being paid to last night’s debate between pro-life President Donald Trump and pro-abortion former vice president Joe Biden. As we discussed earlier today, the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett came up very early. Biden was smart enough not to personally attack a woman of …Continue reading "The attacks on Judge Barrett should concern “those who value our First Amendment right to religious freedom”"
President Trump’s Rose Garden speech nominating Judge Amy Coney Barrett to sit on Supreme Court I stand before you today to fulfill one of my highest and most important duties under the United States Constitution: the nomination of a Supreme Court Justice. This is my third such nomination after Justice Gorsuch and Justice Kavanaugh. And …Continue reading "‘She is a woman of unparalleled achievement, towering intellect, sterling credentials, and unyielding loyalty to the Constitution.’"
By Dave Andrusko The discussion/debate/argument over the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court would be high stakes even if we considered only (if confirmed) she would replace an icon of the pro-abortion left, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. But when President Trump formally announced he had selected Judge Barrett, it opened the door …Continue reading "The threat posed by Judge Barrett: Abortion doesn’t equal equality, equality doesn’t equal abortion"
WASHINGTON — On Saturday President Trump today announced that he will nominate Judge Amy Coney Barrett of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit to fill the seat vacated by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. National Right to Life President Carol Tobias was a guest of the White House during Saturday’s …Continue reading "National Right to Life praises President Donald Trump’s choice of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to sit on the Supreme Court"