Mitch Says He Has the Votes and One Candidate Looks Good on 2A

The battle we all knew was coming at some point is now here. The next Supreme Court Justice placed on the highest court may decide the future of the Bill of Rights in the United States for decades to come.

As we’ve learned with Chief Justice Roberts, a simple republican nomination doesn’t guarantee a conservative vote. While not much is widely known about one of President Trump’s potential nominees, Judge Amy Coney Barrett, she appears to have a conservative and ‘originalist’ stance on the Bill of Rights.

President Trump has urged Republicans to defy the democrat talking points and not fall into a trap of waiting until after the election to nominate a new justice.

Mitch McConnell has said that Republicans now have the votes to pass the next Justice if the nominee meets the expectations.

Judge Amy Coney Barrett is one of the top two prospects in Trump's lineup. She has served on the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for about 3 years now and the Kanter vs. Barr case provided a glance into where she stands on gun rights.

She has long expressed sympathy with a mode of interpreting the Constitution, called originalism, in which justices try to decipher original meanings of texts in assessing if someone’s rights have been violated. Many liberals oppose that strict approach, saying it is too rigid and doesn’t allow the Constitution to change with the times.

Barrett’s fondness for original texts was on display in a 2019 dissent in a gun-rights case in which she argued a person convicted of a nonviolent felony shouldn’t be automatically barred from owning a gun. All but a few pages of her 37-page dissent were devoted to the history of gun rules for convicted criminals in the 18th and 19th centuries.

While it's not known whether she will be the final nominee, she seems to be the front runner and what little is known about her stance on guns looks to be promising.

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9 thoughts on “Mitch Says He Has the Votes and One Candidate Looks Good on 2A”

  1. think we are undermining these Supreme Court Judges . They ALL are highly qualifies appointed by Democrats or Republicans in charge at that time..
    They ALL feel the responsibilities to follow the I am just hoping that Democrats like Ms Harris do NOT fall so low like she did in Judge Kavanough hearing ..that was disgusting with out fact checks and rape charges ???

  2. Some things do not have to change with the times if they have survived through the years! Especially if they were instituted as laws for society.

  3. This is a typical liberal approach to everything. They never want to do the hard work. They want the SCOTUS to change the meaning of the laws as times change. If the liberals hate the Second Amendment, and others, as much as they say they do then change the amendments. But that would take hard work which liberals are not willing to do. They would rather sit and hope that the SCOTUS changes the meaning and intent of the laws to their liking. When that doesn’t happen they can then find fault with the process and no fingers are pointed at them. Liberals are losers!

  4. We The People want to hire a supreme court justice that will follow the rules in the constitution and the Bill of Rights that is law. We do want someone that will stand and stand by the Oath they took to protect our rights and stand up for our Constitution and Bill of rights. We are tired of this corrupt government politicians who lie ,cheat ,and steal from us we will not let them get away with anymore crimes they must be brought to justice they are not above the laws in the Constitution and the Democratic Party should face their punishment. They did this too themselves. For their love of corrupt power. Mr. President Trump fill the seat with a good Christian judge and let her make the right choices and I am sure she will if a true believer in the LORD. Trump 2020