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Earlier this week, the ACLJ filed a friend-of-the-court brief with the Supreme Court in Elim Romanian Pentecostal Church v. Pritzker, another case in which state officials have imposed discriminatory restrictions on religious worship in the name of protecting against the Coronavirus.  As we...
The Supreme Court late Wednesday blocked New York officials from limiting religious gatherings, a win for Orthodox Jews who had sued over restrictions imposed during the COVID-19 pandemic. In a 5-4 decision, the nation’s highest court said New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, and other officials...
Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings | Day 1 The Senate Judiciary Committee Hearings Day 1 for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett began on Monday morning, October 12, 2020. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UnnsT6xlAx4 Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings | Day 2 The...
The Senate Judiciary Executive Business Meeting on nominations, including the Honorable Amy Coney Barrett, and a subpoena authorization takes place Thursday, October 22nd. On the agenda for the business meeting are the nominations of six judges, including Amy Coney...
U.S. CapitolWashington, D.C. THE VICE PRESIDENT: Well, on behalf of President Donald Trump, I want to thank the Senate Majority Leader and your colleagues in the Senate who have committed to meet with an extraordinary American. In Judge Amy Coney...
On Saturday, September 26, 2020 President Donald Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court. Below are the complete remarks made by Judge Barrett in the Rose Garden at the White House after her nomination. Transcript Thank you....
Rose Garden 5:04 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you very much.  Thank you.  Thank you.  I stand before you today to fulfill one of my highest and most important duties under the United States Constitution: the nomination of a Supreme Court...
Today, President Donald J. Trump announced his intent to nominate Judge Amy Coney Barrett of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Judge...
President Donald Trump nominated a woman, Amy Coney Barrett, to fill the vacancy left by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Judge Amy Coney Barrett is a judge on the Chicago-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th...
Apart from matters of war and peace, the nomination of a Supreme Court justice is the most important decision an American President can make.~ President Donald J. Trump THE RIGHT CHOICE FOR THE COURT: Judge Amy Coney Barrett will serve...
2016 Democrats gave lots of good advice for 2020 Democrats about confirming a Supreme Court Justice because, as Joe Biden says, "the American people deserve a fully staffed court of 9". Joe Biden: The American people deserve a fully staffed...
Ilya Shapiro joins WBAL’s The Yuripzy Morgan Show to discuss what the Constitution says about the Presidents role in filling the Supreme Court vacancy left by Ruth Bader Gingsberg. Article II, Section 2, Clause 2 of the United States Constitution, known...
Jay Sekulow discuss President Trump’s announcement of twenty additional names to his Supreme Court or SCOTUS shortlist for a potential vacancy. Their team provides analysis of these additional names. Also, Ric Grenell, Special Advisor for National Security and Foreign...
Diplomatic Reception Room 3:45 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you very much, my fellow Americans.  Apart from matters of war and peace, the nomination of a Supreme Court justice is the most important decision an American President can make.  For this...