If Amy Coney Barrett joins, US Supreme Court would have six Catholics4 min read 26 Sep 2020, 10:54 PM IST
Barrett, a favorite of conservative activists for her views on abortion and other issues, will likely be an ideological opposite of liberal icon Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Jewish justice whose recent death created the vacancy
Sonia Sotomayor is the only current Catholic justice appointed by a Democrat
Roman Catholics account for a bit more than 20% of the U.S. population, yet they are on track to hold six of the Supreme Court’s nine seats now that President Donald Trump is expected to nominate Amy Coney Barrett to fill its vacancy.
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