The Supreme Court’s past year will probably be remembered more for the shakeup at the bench than for specific rulings.
Jesuit Father Matt Malone, editor of America magazine, has defended his publication’s editorial that called for the withdrawal of Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court.
Some students, alumni and faculty members at The Catholic University of America in Washington are calling for the resignation of the dean of its National Catholic School of Social Service following a series of tweets he wrote criticizing women who accused embattled Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct.
After the daylong Senate Judiciary Committee hearings Sept. 27 on a claim of sexual assault made against Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh, America magazine published an online editorial reversing its former stance on the nominee.
With or without closure on Judge Brett Kavanaugh, the court is set to resume what it does: listening to oral arguments and making decisions.
During the second day of his Supreme Court confirmation hearing Sept. 5, Judge Brett Kavanaugh spoke about his experience serving the homeless with Catholic Charities. A day earlier, a Catholic social justice group raised objections to his nomination.
Brett Kavanaugh, the federal judge who is the newly announced Supreme Court nominee, has stepped into a firestorm. Some have praised his nomination, others have slammed it, hinging primarily on how they think he will vote on abortion cases.