Judge Amy Coney Barrett will become the first avowedly pro-life woman to reach the Supreme Court, shattering a glass ceiling for women and challenging the liberal orthodoxy on what beliefs women must hold, Sen. Lindsey Graham said Wednesday.
Kicking off a second day of questions for Judge Barrett, Mr. Graham said confirming her to the high court will show the country — and conservative women — that there’s “a seat at the table for them.”
“This is the first time in American history that we have nominated a woman who is unashamedly pro-life and embraces her faith without apology, and she’s going to the court — a seat at the table is waiting on you,” he told the judge.
During the first day’s questions, Judge Barrett faced stern questions, and some derision, from Democratic senators who questioned her signatures on pro-life petitions and letters while a law professor at the University of Notre Dame.
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