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Letter to the Editor | Editorial board’s case against Barrett reveals underlying bias

In a recent editorial, the editorial board of The Pitt News wrote that Judge Amy Coney Barrett is “far from qualified” to serve on the Supreme Court. The editorial attempts to support this claim by...

Members of Pitt College Republicans at the 2020 Lincoln Dinner in February.

‘Pseudo-Pitt for Trump’: College Republicans campaign for Trump, local candidates

By Natalie Frank, Senior Staff Writer October 28, 2020
Elizabeth Oresanya, the president of Pitt's College Republicans, said the group acts as a “pseudo-Pitt for Trump” group on campus, but prioritizes local races. She said members don’t agree with the president on every issue, but most support his re-election.
Protesters and supporters of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett rally during the Senate Judiciary Committee meeting in Capitol Hill on Oct. 22.

Editorial | Democrats must pack Supreme Court to maintain people’s rights

By The Pitt News Editorial Board October 28, 2020
It’s vital that Democrats do everything in their power to overturn the conservative majority — and if that means they have to pack the court, then so be it.
A panel of experts from Pitt and the city of Pittsburgh discussed the new Title IX regulations and their effects on the University Thursday via Zoom.

Title IX office discusses resources, training under new federal regulations

By Natalie Frank and Rebecca Johnson October 23, 2020
Pitt administrators and a panel of experts discussed new Title IX regulations and their effect on the University at the Thursday afternoon panel “Unpacking the New Title IX Regulations.”
Judge Amy Coney Barrett is President Donald Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court.

Editorial | Judge Barrett is unfit for Supreme Court

By The Pitt News Editorial Board October 17, 2020
Barrett’s values are problematic for many reasons, and many of them don’t align with the majority of America.
President Donald Trump arrives with Judge Amy Coney Barrett to introduce her as his Supreme Court Associate Justice nominee in the Rose Garden of the White House on Sept. 26.

Editorial | Democrats must actively work against Supreme Court nomination

By The Pitt News Editorial Board September 28, 2020
Senate Democrats must take substantive, physical action to stall the confirmation of a new Supreme Court justice.
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