Stories tagged: "Amy Coney Barrett"


FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2020, file photo, Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett listens during a confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Barrett served for nearly three years on the board of a private Christian school that effectively barred admission to children of same-sex parents and made it plain openly gay and lesbian teachers weren’t welcome in the classroom. (Erin Schaff/The New York Times via AP, Pool, File)
US Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barrett Sat on Board at Private School with Anti-Gay Rules

AP says Amy Coney Barrett sat in a leadership position at private Christian schools barring children of same-sex parents and LGBTQ teachers.

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How an Even More Conservative Supreme Court Could Eviscerate Voting Rights for Black Americans

During her Senate confirmation hearings last week, Judge Amy Coney Barrett would not confirm whether she agrees that the Constitution empowers Congress to protect the vote for all citizens.

Amy Coney Barrett on criminal justice
What Amy Coney Barrett on the Supreme Court Would Mean for Criminal Justice Reform

“The judicial branch of government in this country ... has been critical in our ability to see change move as a nation."

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What Amy Coney Barrett on the Supreme Court Could Mean for Your Reproductive Rights

Critics of Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett are worried about what her confirmation will mean for the future of family planning—particularly Roe v. Wade.