WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following the Senate’s vote to confirm the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court, Independent Women’s Law Center (IWLC) released the following statements: 

Jennifer C. Braceras, Director of IWLC, issued the following statement: “One hundred years after women gained the right to vote, the Senate today confirmed the nomination of the fifth female justice of the Supreme Court. Amy Coney Barrett is a symbol of everything women have achieved and an incredible role model for women and girls.” 

Erin Hawley, Senior Legal Fellow at IWLC, said, “We are thrilled that Judge Barrett will soon become Justice Barrett. Her record demonstrates that she is an exceptional and fair-minded jurist, committed to the Constitution and to the rule of law.”