Senate Confirms Justice Amy Coney Barrett
Posted on AllSides October 27th, 2020
This Abridge News topic aggregates four unique arguments on different sides of the debate. Here are the quick facts to get you started:
THE QUICK FACTS
- The Senate confirmed Amy Coney Barrett's nomination to the Supreme Court on Monday.
- The vote was split 52-48 along party lines, with Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) as the sole Republican to join Democrats in opposing Barrett's confirmation. Collins argued that a nominee should not be confirmed so close to an election.
- Barrett's confirmation solidifies a 6-3 conservative majority on the Supreme Court. In the previous ...