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For Conservative Christian Women, Amy Coney Barrett’s Success Is Personal

posted on September 28, 2020

The New York Times‘ Ruth Graham talks to conservative Christian women who see Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett as a role model. “Judge Barrett, for them, is a new kind of icon — one they have not seen before in American cultural and political life: a woman who is both unabashedly ambitious and deeply religious, who has excelled at the heights of a demanding profession even as she speaks openly about prioritizing her conservative Catholic faith and family,” Graham writes. “Judge Barrett has seven children, including two children adopted from Haiti and a young son with Down syndrome.” She adds, “To Judge Barrett’s fans, she is proof that women can be as ambitious maternally as they are professionally.”

Read at The New York Times