“At this time when abortion rights are under assault, there’s no deal worth cutting that would elevate another anti-abortion rights extremist to the federal courts,” Demand Justice Executive Director Brian Fallon said in a statement. John Collins, a law professor at George Washington University, said the nomination could be a peace offering looking ahead to the potential of Republicans to regain control of the Senate, which must approve all federal judicial nominations. “I’m sure it won’t be limited to Meredith, either — it’ll probably be a package of red state nominees,” he said.
Lifetime appointments to federal courts for people with records like Chad Meredith are unacceptable and the reason we have lost the federal right to abortion. We deserve better. https://t.co/mKx29JwaQ2— Planned Parenthood Alliance Advocates – East (@PPAAEast) June 29, 2022
Meredith represented former Republican Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin in a 2019 legal fight against an abortion clinic. He also led a legal charge against COVID-19 restrictions. Kentucky Right to Life said it was “very impressed” with Meredith’s work on behalf of the Bevin administration. Meredith is listed as a contributor to the conservative Federalist Society. This article appeared originally on The Western Journal.
as with amy coney barrett and brett kavanaugh, chad meredith has ties to the federalist society.https://t.co/18IJTWCUZl— 𝚐𝚛𝚊𝚗𝚗𝚢 𝚋𝚛𝚎𝚍-𝚕𝚎𝚖𝚋𝚊𝚛𝚍𝚢 (@BREDLEMBARDY) June 30, 2022