What to expect and not from Justice Barrett

The president’s choice of Amy Coney Barrett for SCOTUS is a great one, but it is not the herald of coming victories that the pro-life movement wants it to be. Celebrating Barrett’s nomination as the long-awaited death knell for Roe v. Wade fuels public fears that abortion will disappear easily and that is no help in the confirmation process. And it ignores her well-documented judicial philosophy, which includes respect for precedent.



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