Amy Coney Barrett initially failed to disclose talks on Roe v. Wade hosted by anti-abortion groups on Senate paperwork

Source: CNN International - View Original Article
Published: Oct 12, 2020
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78% Liberal


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This article includes the following sentiments, providing an average bias score of 78% Liberal:

  • 1 negative sentiment for Police funding
  • 3 positive sentiments and 6 negative sentiments for Abortion.
  • 1 negative sentiment for Death Penalty


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97% "A spokesperson for the Senate Judiciary Committee told CNN it is a very normal practice for Supreme Court nominees to update their questionnaire, noting ..."
91% "by the school's Right to Life club and constitutional studies minor, and the lecture was held by the law school's Jus Vitae club.""
82% "It is not known what was said in the two events, though both centered on abortion court cases.""
80% " It also states that public officials like Biden have an especially grave duty to preserve life.""
79% "Past chairmen of the powerful committee have halted the nomination process after judicial nominees omitted information in their Senate paperwork but under committee Chairman ..."
-76% "However, video for the lecture, which CNN's KFile found on the Internet Archive's Wayback Machine was advertised by the school as being available on ..."
-82% "Barrett initially failed to disclose two seminars she gave students on Roe v. Wade""
-91% "According to a copy of the Facebook event advertising the seminar, spots were limited to 15 students.""
-93% "(CNN)Judge Amy Coney Barrett initially failed to disclose two talks she gave in 2013 hosted by two anti-abortion student groups on paperwork provided to ..."
-94% "The seminar was co-sponsored""

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

39% : While Barrett's association with anti-abortion groups has come under scrutiny -- including signing a Right to Life ad in 2006 -- little has been examined about her work with anti-abortion groups at Notre Dame.
32% : The lecture Barrett did disclose was entitled "Roe at 40: The Supreme Court, Abortion, and the Culture War that Followed," taking place in January 2013 and open to the university community.
6% : The group called it "a scandalous violation of the University's moral responsibility (as the American bishops wrote in 2004) never to honor those who act in defiance of fundamental moral principles about the sanctity of life" and attacked his views on abortion.
30% : The fundamental element, that the woman has a right to choose abortion, will probably stand," she said.
58% : While she was a member of the group, the group unanimously passed a resolution for a letter calling on the university to rescind an award given to then-Vice President Biden because of his beliefs on abortion. "
16% : Barrett gave the talks hosted by the anti-abortion student groups while she was also a member of the Notre Dame chapter University Faculty for Life, which staunchly opposes abortion.
12% : faculty letter attacks Biden's position on abortion for not wanting to "impose" the Catholic Church's teachings on abortion upon a woman or a doctor, supporting the death penalty and for rejecting "the truth that human life begins at conception.
55% : As Barrett gave talks on abortion to groups associated with the on-campus Right to Life groups, Barrett was also a member of the university's chapter of the University Faculty for Life from the group's founding in 2010 until 2016, according to her Senate paperwork.
37% : In April 2013, Barrett gave a small hour-long seminar "for students on changes to law and life for women after Roe v. Wade" entitled "Being a Woman After Roe."
16% : The Irish Rover, a student publication covering Catholic identity, quoted Barrett as saying, "whether or not Roe gets overturned is irrelevant," saying the question of abortion would return to the state level and could still be legal in certain states.
18% : A student publication promoted the event as an informal seminar, small group setting in which students can learn more from faculty members who oppose abortion. "
97% : A spokesperson for the Senate Judiciary Committee told CNN "it is a very normal practice" for Supreme Court nominees to update their questionnaire, noting that several current Supreme Court justices also supplied updated copies.
91% : by the school's Right to Life club and constitutional studies minor, and the lecture was held by the law school's Jus Vitae club.
82% : It is not known what was said in the two events, though both centered on abortion court cases.
80% : " It also states that public officials like Biden have "an especially grave duty to preserve" life.
79% : Past chairmen of the powerful committee have halted the nomination process after judicial nominees omitted information in their Senate paperwork but under committee Chairman Lindsey Graham that scenario is unlikely.
24% : However, video for the lecture, which CNN's KFile found on the Internet Archive's Wayback Machine was advertised by the school as being available on YouTube, was removed by the user in 2014, according to a YouTube spokesperson.
18% : Barrett initially failed to disclose two seminars she gave students on Roe v. Wade
9% : According to a copy of the Facebook event advertising the seminar, spots were limited to 15 students.
7% : (CNN)Judge Amy Coney Barrett initially failed to disclose two talks she gave in 2013 hosted by two anti-abortion student groups on paperwork provided to the Senate ahead of her confirmation hearing to become the next Supreme Court justice.
6% : The seminar was co-sponsored

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