This excerpt is from a piece originally ran by the Sinclair Broadcast Group on September 15, 2020.
Nan Aron, president of the liberal Alliance for Justice dismissed Trump’s shortlist as a “last-ditch” effort to energize social conservatives and distract from negative news stories. However, she added that the names on the list represent clear threats to abortion rights and LGBTQ rights.
“We cannot allow this purely political ploy to become a reality. If he is allowed to fill another Supreme Court seat, it would be yet another disaster for our democracy,” Aron said in a statement.