Topic: U.S. Supreme Court
Washington, D.C. – For far too long, organizations like Planned Parenthood have targeted vulnerable women and pressured them to make life and death medical decisions without informed consent.
This week, I introduced The Woman’s Right to Know Act which protects the health and safety of women and children by establishing long-overdue standards for the predatory abortion industry. Read more about my action to protect the sanctity of life here.
Poster saves a seat on each bus for Civil Rights pioneer
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Transit System (CTS) is reserving a seat for Rosa Parks, the Civil Rights activist who sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott, on its buses this week.
On Monday, CTS placed a poster showing a portrait of Parks in a front seat on each bus. The poster includes this text:
“THIS SEAT IS RESERVED FOR ROSA PARKS, CIVIL RIGHTS PIONEER.”
Washington, D.C. – This week, Judge Amy Coney Barrett testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Judge Barrett demonstrated not only her impeccable credentials, but also her deep commitment to upholding the rule of law.
Under rigorous questioning, Judge Barrett remained poised, and affirmed that she is an originalist and textualist who will “apply the law as written.”
Washington, D.C. – “The brutal regimes in Venezuela, Cuba and Nicaragua pose a grave threat to our country’s national security interests.”
“We must continue to consistently deny funds to these regimes, which work together to oppress their people, wreak havoc in our hemisphere and oppose U.S. interests,” Representative Mario Díaz-Balart (R-FL) writes in the Miami Herald.
Washington, D.C. – On Tuesday, October 14th, 2020, U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) questioned Judge Amy Coney Barrett at the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing to consider the Judge’s nomination to the Supreme Court.
On the Left’s Push to Implement Government-Run Health Care
BLACKBURN: Our friends across the aisle have seemed to express a deep concern about a case that is coming up on November 10th…
Washington, D.C. – “For almost four years, President Donald Trump has promoted reforms to Medicare that favor market competition over Washington meddling,” Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma writes in the Houston Chronicle.
Washington, D.C. – This morning, Tuesday, October 12th, 2020, Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) joined Fox and Friends to discuss Day One of the hearings to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, and what to expect as Day Two begins.
Last night, Senators Blackburn and Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), the first two Republican women to serve on the Senate Judiciary Committee, released the first podcast in a special series called, “Perspectives: The Confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett.”
Washington, D.C. – Today, Monday, October 12th, 2020, U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) delivered her opening statement at the hearing to consider Judge Amy Coney Barrett for confirmation to the Supreme Court.
To watch Senator Blackburn’s opening statement, here.
Remarks As Delivered
Judge Barrett, congratulations to you and your family. I’m delighted to see you back in the room. I am thrilled to see you are here with us today. We have had 164 American citizens nominated to the Supreme Court, and today is the fifth time that we have had a female judge come before us. We welcome you.
Nashville, TN – Since President Donald Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to serve on the United States Supreme Court, figures across Tennessee have weighed in.
Senator Lamar Alexander: “I have voted to confirm Justices Roberts, Alito, Sotomayor, Gorsuch and Kavanaugh based upon their intelligence, character and temperament. I will apply the same standard when I consider Judge Barrett’s nomination to replace Justice Ginsburg.”
Washington, D.C. – Last week, President Donald Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to serve as an Associate Justice on the United States Supreme Court. Judge Barrett is a respected constitutionalist with a proven record of upholding the rule of law.
She understands that it is a judge’s job to interpret the law, not make the law, and is committed to safeguarding our religious liberties at a time when these freedoms are increasingly under attack.
ICYMI, Judge Barrett has a Tennessee connection! After graduating from Rhodes College in Memphis, she received her law degree from Notre Dame Law School, where she is now a professor.
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