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Entertainment Amy Coney Barrett Confirmation Battle Already Marked By ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Protesters

00:21  12 october  2020
00:21  12 october  2020 Source:   deadline.com

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The start of Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation hearing on Monday has already attracted protests outside the Capitol, including a group of women dressed in the red habits borrowed from the television adaptation of The Handmaid’s Tale.

Barrett is expected to offer praise for her mentor, the late Justice Antonin Scalia, during the hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. She is also likely to be challenged on her views on healthcare.

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A transcript of Barrett’s anticipated remarks was released to the media on Sunday.

The Handmaid’s Tale is based on the novel by Margaret Atwood. The book and its television spinoff depict a dystopian world where women are brutally stripped of their rights and exploited for reproduction. Protesters dressed in the signature nun’s habit costume of the Handmaids have shown up at protests worldwide since 2017.

Chelsea Clinton, Whose Dad Nominated Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Opposes Amy Coney Barrett as RBG Replacement

  Chelsea Clinton, Whose Dad Nominated Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Opposes Amy Coney Barrett as RBG Replacement "It is our turn to dissent against Trump’s choice for Ginsburg’s replacement and against the rush to confirm her before Election Day," the former first daughter wroteIn an essay published Monday in Cosmopolitan, former President Bill Clinton's daughter expressed her sharp opposition to Barrett's nomination to the Supreme Court.

To protest against the Barrett nomination earlier this month, activists stood outside the supreme court wearing red robes and white bonnets, recognizable from the TV series based on the Margaret Atwood novel of female subjugation, The Handmaid ’ s Tale . Democrats should focus on the threat posed to

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Senator Lindsey Graham, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said on Fox News Sunday that Barrett will be confirmed no later than October 27. The hearing is scheduled to wrap on October 22.

“I believe she will be confirmed no later than Tuesday, a week before the election,” Graham said. “That’s my hope. It will be up to Senator [Mitch] McConnell what do after the 22nd, but we can easily get her confirmed before the election.”

The women dressed in red capes and bonnets protesting Barrett’s upcoming confirmation hearing are among those concerned about Barrett’s views on abortion rights. Barrett’s opening statement will emphasize that policy decisions should be left up to political branches of government – Congress and the presidency – not the courts.

“Courts have a vital responsibility to enforce the rule of law, which is critical to a free society,” her statement says. “But courts are not designed to solve every problem or right every wrong in our public life. The policy decisions and value judgments of government must be made by the political branches elected by and accountable to the People.”

Pence-Harris VP debate foreshadows fight over U.S. Supreme Court

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Amy Coney Barrett 's hearings before Senate Judiciary Committee start Monday. On Friday, CNN unearthed documents illustrating her strong pro-life history. Women dressed as characters from The Handmaid ' s Tale protest Barrett 's nomination. Other supplementary documents submitted on Friday

Barrett is also expected to salute the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg, whose seat she hopes to fill.

“When I was 21 years old and just beginning my career, Ruth Bader Ginsburg sat in this seat,” her statement reads. “She told the Committee: ‘What has become of me could only happen in America. I have been nominated to fill Justice Ginsburg’s seat, but no one will ever take her place. I will be forever grateful for the path she marked and the life she led.”


Gallery: Judge Amy Coney Barrett nominated to US Supreme Court by President Trump (USA TODAY)

a person looking at the camera: Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Donald Trumps nominee for Supreme Court, smiles for a photo with Senator David Perdue, R-GA at the US Capitol on September 30, 2020, in Washington, DC.

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