Judge Barrett is blitzing the Capitol, meeting with a number of Senators this week. Part of the Senate’s “advice and consent” process typically includes the nominee meeting one-on-one with Senators of both parties to answer their specific questions.
The Court is a collegial environment—and we have the friendship of the late Justices Antonin Scalia and Ruth Bader Ginsburg as a beautiful example—but it’s also at times a “Team of Rivals”. Nowhere is that fact more evident than in the area of abortion jurisprudence.
If confirmed, Judge Barrett will be the first mom with school-age kids to serve on the Supreme Court. She brings a diversity of experience that will enrich the bench, carrying on the trailblazing legacy of fellow working mom Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Catherine Glenn Foster, President & CEO of Americans United for Life, issued the following statement on the news of President Trump’s nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court: Amy Coney Barrett is the best and most qualified successor for the iconic Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the United States Supreme Court. […]
The U.S. Supreme Court teaches that American women rely on abortion in order to succeed in American life. It’s true that success requires reliance, but not in the way that the Supreme Court thought.
Are you eagerly anticipating the President’s announcement of his nominee to be the next Justice serving on the Supreme Court of the United States? In case you need a refresher on the process, we’ve created this basic overview for you.
The Supreme Court nomination has suddenly become the number one issue in American politics and the presidential race, temporarily eclipsing even truly historic events such as the COVID pandemic and the struggle for racial justice. The replacement of one of the Court’s strongest progressive voices is a historic milestone, whoever her replacement will be and whatever her views. Although we deeply respect what Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg accomplished for all women […]
Advocates for Life is where the Americans United for Life law and policy team and other advocates will share some of their best thinking to better equip both new and veteran members of the pro-life movement.
Catherine Glenn Foster, President & CEO of Americans United for Life, issued the following statement concerning President Trump’s promise to sign the born alive executive order: “Americans United for Life applauds President Trump’s timely and necessary executive order ensuring that all newborn children receive the care they deserve, and directing new funding toward critical neonatal research. […]
Catherine Glenn Foster, President & CEO of Americans United for Life, issued the following statement: “Americans United for Life calls upon President Trump to move quickly to nominate Judge Amy Coney Barrett, a distinguished jurist sitting on the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, to fill the vacancy left by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the United States Supreme Court. At this crucial time in the history of our great […]
In response to the death of U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg , Catherine Glenn Foster, President & CEO of Americans United for Life, issued the following statement: “Americans United for Life is grateful for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s contributions as an advocate prior to being a judge, in bringing down legal barriers […]
Catherine Glenn Foster, President & CEO of Americans United for Life, issued the following statement responding to shocking allegations of forced sterilization at an immigration facility in Georgia: “Like so many Americans, I have heard the shocking allegations of forced hysterectomies on women at a privately-owned Georgia immigration detention facility. Americans United for Life calls for the U.S. […]
Steven H. Aden, Chief Legal Officer & General Counsel at Americans United for Life, issued the following statement responding to President Trump’s updated list of possible Supreme Court nominees: “President Trump’s envisioned Supreme Court nominees continue to be constitutionalists devoted to restoring the human right to life and putting an end to the fatal violence […]