AFJ Releases Snapshots on Amy Coney Barrett’s Rulings

October 8, 2020

President Donald Trump nominated Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Amy Coney Barrett to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the U.S. Supreme Court.

Trump and his allies in the U.S. Senate know what is at stake with this nomination — and by nominating Judge Barrett, he is continuing to pack the courts with judges who will side with corporations over workers, and with powerful interests over everyday Americans.

The American people deserve to have their voices and votes count in this process. 

The Court will decide whether to invalidate our nation’s health care law, which would strip away protections for people with pre-existing conditions, cause prescription drug costs to skyrocket, and cause millions of people to lose access to health care

The Supreme Court makes key decisions that determine reproductive rights, workplace protections, and freedom for everyone to make their own decisions about their bodies.

The Supreme Court makes key decisions that impact voting rights, racial justice, and other civil rights, including health care, for all Americans.

The Supreme Court makes key decisions about workers’ health care, protections for workers to have a safe and fair workplace, and the rights of working people to join together and negotiate for better wages and working conditions.

The Supreme Court makes key decisions that determine whether workers and consumers are protected from predatory practices and powerful corporations.