Joe Biden ‘Transition’ Adviser Urged Grilling Amy Coney Barrett on Catholic Faith

Joe Biden ‘Transition’ Adviser Urged Grilling Amy Coney Barrett on Catholic Faith


A legal adviser to Joe Biden’s “transition” team urged Democrats in October to grill Amy Coney Barrett on her Catholic faith to prove she was unfit to serve as a Supreme Court justice.

Fox News observed an opinion column at MSNBC during Barrett’s Senate confirmation hearings, in which Barbara McQuade called upon Senate Democrats to grill the current Supreme Court justice on the tenets of her Catholic faith, in particular a paper Barrett wrote over 20 years ago with a law school professor arguing whether Catholic judges should recuse themselves from cases involving the death penalty:

Will she set aside her personal views or will she recuse herself in every death penalty case? If she would recuse herself, wouldn’t it be better to choose someone else for this important job? Are there other laws that conflict with church teaching? Is she unable to enforce those laws, too? And if

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