Barrett defends supreme court after widely criticized abortion ruling: ‘We’re not partisan hacks’ – live

  • Court allowed a six-week abortion ban to go into effect in Texas
  • Justice: ‘This court is not comprised of a bunch of partisan hacks’

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The cloud-based software giant Salesforce is offering to help relocate employees out of Texas following the state’s enactment of its extreme new abortion law.

Referring to the “incredibly personal issues” that the law creates, a message to the company’s entire workforce sent late on Friday said any employee and their family wishing to move elsewhere would receive assistance.

Related: Salesforce offers to help staff leave Texas as abortion law takes effect

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, Barrett defends supreme court after widely criticized abortion ruling: ‘We’re not partisan hacks’ – live, The Nzuchi Times Guardian

Supreme court justice Amy Coney Barrett spoke on Sunday at the McConnell Center at the University of Louisville, a venue created by and named for Mitch McConnell, the Republican leader in the Senate.

In 2016, McConnell ruthlessly blocked Barack Obama’s final pick for the court, Merrick Garland, claiming it was too close to an election and the next president should decide.

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