An Effective Ally

As often happens, personal stories surface of Supreme Court nominees and Judge Amy Coney Barrett is no exception.  Laura Wolk is blind, but it didn’t get in the way of pursuing a law degree at Notre Dame University where Judge Barrett taught.  When Laura’s equipment was delayed that would enable her to function in class, she approached Professor Barrett for help.  Her response was, “Laura, this is not your problem anymore.  It’s mine.”  And Barrett quickly interceded with results.  When Laura asked Barrett for advice on applying to clerk for the Supreme Court, she again had an effective ally.  And by God’s grace Laura became the first blind woman to clerk on the Supreme Court.  Find out how you can help Judge Barrett’s confirmation at lifeissues.org.

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