A major pro-abortion group has soured on Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), 87, who has a 100% rating on their congressional scorecard, for her recent performance during the Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Judge Amy Coney Barrett.
Illyse Hogue, the president of NARAL Pro-Choice America, called for Feinstein to step down Friday as the ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and accused the California senator of wrongly offering “an appearance of credibility” to the hearings.
“This nomination is illegitimate and this process is a sham. Tens of millions of Americans have already voted and majorities have said unequivocally that they want to choose the next president who should fill this seat,” declared Hogue in a statement on Friday afternoon. “Amy Barrett and this power grab pose a grave threat to every freedom and right we hold dear and tears the very fabric of our democracy.”
“Americans—whose lives hang in the balance—deserve leadership that underscores how unprecedented, shameful, and wrong