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NPR: Amy Coney Barrett: A Dream For The Right, Nightmare For The Left

September 28, 2020

This excerpt is from a piece originally ran by NPR on September 28, 2020.

In a lecture at Jacksonville University in 2016 just days before the election, Barrett warned that if Hillary Clinton were elected, the court would experience a “sea change” in ideology. But as Nan Aron, president of the liberal Alliance for Justice puts it, it is Barrett’s ideology that now presents a potential sea change.

Aron says President Trump has “made clear his two qualifications” for a Supreme Court justice: She must be “opposed to¬†Roe v. Wade,” and “the candidate has to, like Trump, do whatever she can to overturn the Affordable Care Act.” Aron, and others, contend that Barrett’s record fits the bill on both counts, and much more.

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