Haaretz: ‘A Shande’: Liberal Jewish Groups Slam Barrett’s Supreme Court Confirmation

October 27, 2020

By Allison Kaplan Sommer

Halie Soifer, executive director for the Jewish Democratic Council of America, said that the vote for Barrett’s confirmation represented “a partisan power grab by President Trump and Senate Republicans, which violates the will of the American people, Justice [Ruth Bader] Ginsburg’s dying wish, and the standard Republicans set themselves for Supreme Court nominations in a presidential election year,” she said. “This confirmation will impact generations of Americans, and it’s a ‘shande’ – a shame to our democracy and judiciary.”