Lankford Denounces Attacks on Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s Faith

Lankford: “Faith is not something that Americans should demand nor the Senate should demand that people have to take off to be able to serve the American people.’

Senator James Lankford (R-OK) recently addressed the Senate with an impassioned affirmation of the US Constitution’s protections for all Americans to have a faith and live that faith or have no faith at all, especially amid rising concerns that the Catholic faith of Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Trump’s nominee to fill the Supreme Court vacancy of the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, somehow disqualifies her from being able to serve on the bench. During her previous Senate confirmation proceedings toward becoming a federal Judge on the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in 2017, Lankford also stood in support of Judge Barrett’s ability to live her faith.

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