Senate Judiciary Committee’s vote on President Joe Biden’s nominee ended in a tie.
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Dodging questions about abortion and the definition of woman, Jackson responded, ‘I’m not a biologist.’
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 exchange took place on the second day of Jackson’s confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
The Supreme Court nominee's record raises questions about her stance on abortion and her judicial philosophy.
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During the same line of questioning, EWTN correspondent Owen Jensen asked Jen Psaki when President Biden believes life begins. ‘You know the president’s position,’ Psaki said. ‘He believes in a woman’s right to choose, and he’s spoken to this in the past.’
Trump is not known to have interviewed other candidates for the job, but sources stressed that the president could change his mind, even while he is reportedly indicating that Barrett is his selection.
Barrett, a federal judge and professor at Notre Dame Law School, is widely reported to be a member of the People of Praise, and has faced media criticism for that, even while covenant communities have been fixtures in American Catholic and Protestant churches since the 1970s.
Barrett’s name is once again in consideration, as President Trump said he would announce on Saturday his nominee to replace the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg,