‘No blow is too low’: Anti-religious bias expected in Supreme Court nomination

As President Trump prepares to announce his nomination for the Supreme Court, Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse foresees anti-religious attacks in which “no blow is too low.”

Sasse, who serves on the Senate Judiciary Committee, since 2017 has played a sort of religious discrimination watchdog. During the contentious confirmation hearing of Amy Coney Barrett, the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals judge who is Trump’s favored pick for the Supreme Court, Sasse drew attention to criticisms from Senate Democrats, notably Dianne Feinstein, who suggested that Barrett’s Catholic faith was concerning because “the dogma lives loudly within you.”

Sasse, during his questions, asked Barrett about the danger of imposing a
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