In an effort to show her opposition towards the nominee, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) cited letters from Planned Parenthood and the NAACP during Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday.
Harris’s remarks came during a conversation on abortion and Barrett’s personal view of the procedure. Harris stated:
The constitution of the United States protects a woman’s right to choose whether or when to become a parent and it protects a woman’s right to choose abortion. Women of color, immigrant women, women with low incomes, women in rural areas face significant barriers when it comes to attempting to access birth control, cancer screenings, and comprehensive reproductive healthcare.
Harris then targeted Barrett directly, highlighting what she believes to be differences between Barrett and the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
“Justice Ginsburg did not tell the committee how she would vote in any particular case. But she did freely discuss how