Actress and left-wing activist Ashley Judd wrote at CNN that Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation to the Supreme Court would cause women’s equality to suffer and “haul us back in time.”
Judd spent much of her column grieving the loss of Ruth Bader Ginsburg (RBG), writing that “RBG pioneered the interpretation of women’s equality under the Constitution.”
Ironically, Barrett herself, in her speech in which she accepted President Donald Trump’s nomination to the High Court, praised Ginsburg as someone who “not only broke glass ceilings—she smashed them.”
“For that she has won the admiration of women across the country and indeed all over the world,” Barrett said.
Judd continued in her op-ed that Ginsburg’s “towering jurisprudence” led Americans “over the course of decades” to “improve the system that was conceived of and designed to place women, especially women of color, below white, propertied men.”
However, the actress appears to have