‘Catholics rock the courthouse’

The Deacon's Bench | 7/11/2018 | Staff
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From Kathleen Parker in The Washington Post:

There’s no question the bench is heavily weighted with lawyers who are also Catholic. Others include Justices Samuel A. Alito Jr., Clarence Thomas, Sonia Sotomayor and Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. Justice Neil M. Gorsuch, who replaced Justice Antonin Scalia, also Catholic, attends an Episcopal Church but was raised Catholic. If confirmed, Kavanaugh would be the sixth Catholic justice on the current court, leaving only Justices Stephen G. Breyer, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Elena Kagan, who are all Jewish.

Part - Kavanaugh - Selection - Amy - Coney

Part of the reasoning behind Kavanaugh’s selection over reported finalist Amy Coney Barrett, in addition to his being exceedingly qualified, was that he’d likely have an easier — though still difficult — time during Senate confirmation. Barrett, as many will recall, was treated to a religious grilling during her confirmation hearings last year for the federal appeals-court...
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