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Statement by Religious Liberty Expert and Constitutional Attorney, Kelly Shackelford, on Today’s Senate Judiciary Committee Vote

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October 22, 2020

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For Immediate Release: 10.22.20
Contact: Lacey McNiel, media@firstliberty.org
Direct: 972-941-4453

Statement by Religious Liberty Expert and Constitutional Attorney, Kelly Shackelford, on Today’s Senate Judiciary Committee Vote
First Liberty Institute applauds committee’s approval of Judge Amy Coney Barrett, urges swift confirmation by full Senate.

Washington, DC—Following the vote by the U.S. Senate’s Committee on the Judiciary to recommend Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation as the next Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, First Liberty Institute President, CEO, & Chief Counsel, Kelly Shackleford released the following statement:

We commend Chairman Graham and the members of the Senate Judiciary Committee who showed up to vote for the confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett.  Judge Barrett is a Constitutional scholar, committed originalist, and dedicated to her family.  The nation should not tolerate any further political games or conspiracies invented by the Left to block or delay the full Senate’s vote.

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