All Articles on Amy Coney Barrett

U.S. President Donald Trump stands with newly sworn-in U.S. Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett during a ceremonial swearing-in event on the South Lawn of the White House on October 26, 2020. (Photo: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images) News
With Deep Fossil Fuel Ties, Justice Barrett Called to Recuse Herself From Pending Climate Case
"Barrett posing as an impartial judge in this hearing for climate accountability is about as safe as the Big Bad Wolf giving Little Red Riding Hood directions to Grandma's house."
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Thousands attend the wedding of the grandson of Satmar Rabbi Aaron Teitelbaum in Brooklyn, NY on November 8, 2020 Views
Supreme Court's Scientifically Illiterate Decision Will Cost Lives
Pope Francis: The common good takes precedence over simplistic appeals to "personal freedom" in protests against justified public health measures.
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Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) attends the fourth day of the Supreme Court confirmation hearing for nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill on October 15, 2020 in Washington, D.C. News
As Feinstein Steps Down as Top Judiciary Democrat, Sunrise Movement Demands She Go One Step Further: 'Resign'
"Feinstein lost all credibility when she showed she was more willing to treat with contempt 11-year-old climate activists demanding a livable future in her office, than the Supreme Court nominee who refused to say whether she would uphold the laws that would give that future a fighting chance."
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Amy Coney Barrett speaks as President Donald Trump listens during an announcement ceremony at the White House on September 26, 2020 in Washington, D.C. News
'Hopefully Amy Coney Barrett Will Come Through': Trump Legal Adviser Admits Campaign Is Pining for Supreme Court Rescue
"The GOP is telling the nation, on cable television, that it installed its 6-3 Supreme Court majority in order to steal elections. Believe them."
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President Donald Trump and newly sworn-in U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Amy Coney Barrett look on during a ceremonial swearing-in on the South Lawn of the White House October 26, 2020 in Washington, DC. The Senate confirmed Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court today by a vote of 52-48. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) Views
Trump's Politicized Supreme Court Has Lost Legitimacy. 2021's Dems, Do Something!
A Democratic Congress and White House could expand the Supreme Court by just three seats—the same number as appointed by Trump during a presidency that history may regard as essentially invalid.
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Supreme Court Associate Justice Amy Coney Barrett during her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on October 14, 2020 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Jonathan Ernst-Pool/Getty Images) Views
Incensed Over Amy Coney Barrett's Confirmation? Don't Mourn—Organize and Vote
For the past half century or so, the progressive movement has often relied on the courts, not the political branches to win and protect rights. It's time for that to change.
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'We. Will. Vote. Her. Out.': Maine Progressives Not Fooled Even a Little Bit by Susan Collins' Cynical Vote on Barrett
"Senator Collins has continued to enable Trump and McConnell's anti-choice, anti-freedom agenda. This vote is too little, too late."
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U.S. President Donald Trump stands with newly sworn-in U.S. Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett during a ceremonial swearing-in event on the South Lawn of the White House on October 26, 2020. (Photo: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images) News
Warning of 'Poisonous Consequences,' Pennsylvania County Elections Board Calls on Barrett to Recuse Herself in Crucial Mail-in Ballot Case
"It is reasonable to infer that, in Trump's mind, Barrett must repay his appointment by refusing to recuse, and then by voting both to secure his election and to gut the Affordable Care Act," wrote one legal ethicist.
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This growing imbalance can be remedied by creating more states representing a larger majority of Americans. At the least, statehood should be granted to Washington, D.C. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images) Views
How to Reverse This Craven GOP Power Grab
The most ambitious structural reform would be to rebalance the Senate itself, as well as the Electoral College.
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 voter puts a ballot in a ballot box on June 9, 2020 in North Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images) News
After Supreme Court Guts Expansion of Mail-In Voting in Wisconsin, Fears Grow of Similar Rulings in Pennsylvania and North Carolina
Republicans and the Trump campaign are hoping the Supreme Court will reject efforts to extend the deadline for receiving absentee ballots.
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