This excerpt is from a piece originally ran by the Agence France-Presse’s Wire on September 22, 2020.
“Amy Coney Barrett meets Trump’s two litmus tests for federal judges,” said Daniel Goldberg, director of the progressive lobby group Alliance for Justice.
“A willingness to overturn the Affordable Care Act and to overturn Roe v. Wade,” the landmark legislation that legalized abortion in the US.
“This nomination is about taking health care away from 20 million Americans and eliminating protections for Americans with preexisting conditions. Barrett, who has even opposed ensuring access to contraception, would be a bane to reproductive freedom,” Goldberg said.