Saturday, September 26

From the White House Rose Garden this afternoon, President Donald Trump will announce his choice of nominee for the Supreme Court seat that is vacant due to the passing of Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Of the candidates for the open seat, the top three are women that President Trump has previously appointed to fill positions on federal courts. Amy Coney Barrett, a Catholic who was previously a law professor at her alma mater Notre Dame, and viewed as the front runner for the nomination, was confirmed to the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in 2017.

Barbara Lagoa was confirmed to the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in 2019 after serving as the first Hispanic woman on the Florida Supreme Court. Allison Jones Rushing rounds out the three who are considered top contenders, having been confirmed to the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in 2019. She previously interned with Alliance Defending Freedom. All three judges have solid ties to the community of faith.

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • For the president as he makes his choice of nominee.
  • That the evaluation and confirmation process of the nominee would be free of partisanship.
  • For President Trump as he attends campaign events in the evening in Pennsylvania.

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