‘I have an agenda to stick to the rule of law’ -Amy Coney Barrett

It’s day two of Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation hearings for the U.S. Supreme Court. As expected, Judge Barrett is proving that she understands our Constitution and the importance of separation of powers far better than Senate Democrats do.
 
Since fewer than one-third of Americans want the Senate to reject Barrett’s nomination, Democrats have made their strategy clear: distraction. Rather than question Judge Barrett’s credentials—which are outstanding and have received bipartisan praise—they are trying to disrupt the process with yet another fight about Obamacare.
 
Of course, it’s not a judge’s job to make policy. Amy Coney Barrett knows that.
 
“Courts are not designed to solve every problem or right every wrong in our public life,” she said yesterday. “The policy decisions and value judgements (sic) of government must be made by the political branches, elected by and accountable to the people.”
 
🎬 Judge Barrett: Courts are not designed to do the jobs of politicians
 
Keeping politics out of the courtroom is at the heart of our Constitution’s separation of powers. If Senate Democrats don’t want to believe Judge Barrett or their Republican colleagues, they should at least heed the words of the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
 
A judge sworn to decide impartially can offer no forecasts, no hints, for that would show not only disregard for the specifics of the particular case—it would display disdain for the entire judicial process,” Ginsburg said during her 1993 confirmation hearings.
 
Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Elena Kagan, Samuel Alito, and Stephen Breyer all respected this standard and declined to comment on issues that might come before the court. So why are Democrats pressing Judge Barrett to do the opposite?
 
Simple: “It was all cover for the gripe Democrats don’t dare make publicly: that Barrett won’t be an activist justice seeking to read liberals’ wish lists into the Constitution,” the New York Post editorial board writes. “And that’s not good enough for Democrats who know how unpopular so many of their political dreams are.”
 
Judge Barrett has made it clear that her personal opinions would have zero impact on her rulings. Her track record as a federal judge backs that up. Senate Democrats may have no idea how our Constitution works, but, fortunately, Amy Coney Barrett does.
 
“A judge must apply the law as it is written, not as she wishes it were,” she said.
 
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Amy Coney Barrett Redefines Feminism:

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‘A New Role Model for Women Instead of the One Size Fits All’

“Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett, who had her first sit-downs with senators Tuesday, has impressed congressional Republicans by redefining feminism,” Alex Swoyer and Gabriella Muñoz write in The Washington Times.
 
“A working mother of seven school-age children who rose to the top of the legal ladder, Judge Barrett balanced life as a classroom mother while handing down rulings as a federal circuit court judge . . . A devout Catholic, Judge Barrett also provides Christian conservative women one of their own as a new feminist leader for young women.”
 
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“More than 80 percent of the world’s population lives in countries with high or severe restrictions on religious freedom,” U.S. Ambassador to the Vatican Callista Gingrich writes. “As America has shown time and time again, we will not sit back as individuals are killed, jailed, harassed, or tortured for their faith.” Read more in Fox News.

“What’s happening in America today reminds me of life under Communism,” Rod Dreher writes. “Who needs the gulag when you can compel obedience by threatening someone’s job or destroy her reputation on social media? Why bother with the secret police when the masses already hand over detailed personal information to Google” and other massive technology corporations? Read more in the New York Post.

“President Donald Trump signed an executive order and declared a national emergency Wednesday to expand the domestic mining industry. The executive order is also meant to support mining jobs, alleviate unnecessary permitting delays and reduce the nation’s dependence on China for critical minerals,” Adelle Whitefoot reports in the Duluth News Tribune.
 
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