Judge Amy Coney Barrett responded to Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s (D-CA) questions about her views on Supreme Court cases that concern the issue of abortion by asserting, “I have no agenda,” and “I’ll follow the law.”
As questioning began in Barrett’s confirmation hearings before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Feinstein first went to great lengths to ask Barrett about her family seated behind her.
Then, the senator suggested that, because Barrett has “a lovely family,” and must, therefore, “understand all the implications of family life,” she should also understand that she is “going on the biggest court of this land, with a problem out there that all women see one way or another in their lives.”
Feinstein asked Barrett if she agreed “with Justice Scalia’s view that Roe (Roe v. Wade) was wrongly decided.”
“Senator, I completely understand why you are asking the question,” Barrett replied. “But again, I can’t pre-commit or say,