Amy Coney Barrett
“There’s unanimity among all nine justices that we should and do hold ourselves to the highest ethical standards possible,” the conservative justice said.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett did not offer any opinion, or speak directly about, recent calls for the justices to institute an official code of conduct.
Sandra Slack Glover said she never would have signed a letter supporting Barrett for a federal appeals court position if she knew she would vote to overturn Roe v. Wade.
Her quip came to the delight of a roomful of right-wing lawyers.
The justice decides which emergency appeals the Supreme Court should accept from a region in the Midwest.
Dr. Caitlin Bernard is also currently listed on the website of a militant anti-abortion group with ties to Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett.
What's “more traumatic?” McKinnon asked. “Ending an early pregnancy or giving full birth to a baby you can never see again because you put it on a Ferris wheel?”
The court's decision overturning Roe v. Wade makes clear the farcical nature of the judicial nomination process.
The top Democrats excoriated conservative justices who they say have "ripped up the Constitution" and who are "in no way accountable to the American people."
The senator later walked out of the hearing after inviting all the remaining Guantanamo Bay detainees to die in prison, "as long as they're dangerous."