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Amy Coney Barrett’s Confirmation to SCOTUS is part of white Christian hegemony

Abid Qureshi was the first Muslim judge to ever be nominated to the federal judiciary. Like other second-term Obama nominations, Senate Republicans refused to hold hearings, letting his nomination expire. It is not difficult to imagine, however, how closely Qureshi would have been scrutinized for his religious beliefs if the nomination had made it to […]