Three Republican senators — Susan Collins of Maine, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, and Mitt Romney of Utah — joined with the Senate’s 50 Democrats to secure Jackson’s confirmation.
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Senate Judiciary Committee’s vote on President Joe Biden’s nominee ended in a tie.
Located in Newton, McCullen engages with pregnant women considering abortion outside a Planned Parenthood in Boston.
Dodging questions about abortion and the definition of woman, Jackson responded, ‘I’m not a biologist.’
‘I’m not a biologist,’ said Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson when asked at her Supreme Court confirmation hearing the meaning of ‘woman’
Senators continue to ask the Supreme Court nominee about her views related to life and the unborn during her confirmation hearings.
Jackson’s priority, in these cases, she said, is “to make sure that the children’s perspective, the children’s voices, are represented in my sentencings.”
The Supreme Court nominee made her remarks March 22 after Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California asked her about abortion.
Senator Lindsey Graham asked Judge Jackson if she could ‘fairly judge a Catholic’ to highlight the hypocrisy of those who made an issue of the faith of previous Supreme Court nominees.