Amy Coney Barrett says religion has no place in court rulings, has ruled against abortion restrictions

Amy Coney Barrett says religion has no place in court rulings, has ruled against abortion restrictions
Amy Coney Barrett (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – That won’t stop Democrats from finding imagined nits to pick.]

Judge Amy Coney Barrett is a wife, mother of seven and a devout Catholic — but how that may affect the presumptive nominee’s potential rulings on the Supreme Court remains to be seen.

She’s written more than 100 decisions and dissents, according to the Chicago Tribune. And while she maintains that her faith does not enter into her rulings on the law, Barrett twice joined with a minority of judges in dissenting opinions that favored reconsidering rulings that struck down state restrictions on abortion rights.

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One case involved an Indiana law that would have required that the parents be notified when minors seek consent for the procedure from the courts, while the other — also passed in Indiana, her home state — banned abortions for reasons related to gender, race or disability, and also required that fetal remains be buried or cremated.

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