This excerpt is from a piece that originally ran on July 2, 2022.
Rakim H.D. Brooks, president of Alliance for Justice, a progressive judicial advocacy group likewise ridiculed the pick.
“It is completely unacceptable for Democrats to even consider confirming an anti-abortion judge to a lifetime appointment, especially in the wake of last week’s devastating news on Roe,” Brooks said in a statement. “People are going to die because of a lack of abortion access.
“We don’t know the details of this alleged deal, but we cannot understand why the administration would be working with McConnell to appoint an anti-abortion member of the Federalist Society to a lifetime position on the federal bench. … Republican party leaders cannot be trusted.”