Common Dreams: Warning Fundamental Rights and American Lives at Stake, 5,000+ Lawyers Urge Senate to Reject Barrett

October 9, 2020

This excerpt is from a piece originally ran by Common Dreams on October 09, 2020.

The lawyers’ letter (pdf), which features a quote from Ginsburg, was submitted to the Senate by Lawyers for Good Government (L4GG), a national network of attorneys committed to upholding human rights and equal justice for all, in partnership with the Alliance for Justice, an association of over 120 organizations.

“Senators and attorneys have a common duty; we both swear an oath to defend the United States Constitution,” the letter says. “That oath, along with our deep commitment to preserving the rule of law and core tenets of our democracy, compels us to strongly urge you to vote against the confirmation.”

Read the complete piece on Common Dreams.