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Feinstein Is Off-Base to Demand That Judges Be Secularists

By Michael Gerson

WASHINGTON — Some political tastes linger in the mouth like spoiled milk or a bad oyster.
Consider the shockingly shabby treatment recently accorded by some Democratic members of the Senate Judiciary Committee to Amy Coney Barrett, a law professor at Notre Dame who is being considered for a position on the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Her questioners displayed a confusion of the intellect so profound, a disregard for constitutional values so reckless, that it amounts to anti-religious bigotry.
Barrett is an instructive test case of secular, liberal unease with earnest faith,… …read more

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