The 19th  |  October 12, 2020

But Katie Keith, a health law expert at Georgetown University, pointed to Barrett’s own remarks as clues. Even before her hearing, Barrett has a history of suggesting it is not the Supreme Court’s job to interpret laws as providing specific gender protections, but that instead, Congress or state legislatures must explicitly craft them. “That could permeate through a lot of things,” Keith said. “She’s willing to see civil rights as up to the legislatures.”

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