HTTP/2 200 date: Tue, 27 Oct 2020 02:35:11 GMT content-type: text/html; charset=UTF-8 set-cookie: __cfduid=d082940dfe8f8c9ada578d41e30cdb1d41603766111; expires=Thu, 26-Nov-20 02:35:11 GMT; path=/; domain=.www.nssf.org; HttpOnly; SameSite=Lax vary: Accept-Encoding vary: Accept-Encoding x-pingback: https://www.nssf.org/xmlrpc.php set-cookie: cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary=yes; expires=Tue, 27-Oct-2020 03:31:52 GMT; Max-Age=3600; path=/ link: ; rel="https://api.w.org/" link: ; rel="alternate"; type="application/json" link: ; rel=shortlink x-powered-by: WP Engine x-cacheable: SHORT vary: Accept-Encoding,Cookie cache-control: max-age=600, must-revalidate x-cache: HIT: 6 x-cache-group: normal set-cookie: cookielawinfo-checkbox-non-necessary=yes; expires=Tue, 27-Oct-2020 03:31:52 GMT; Max-Age=3600; path=/ cf-cache-status: DYNAMIC cf-request-id: 060981e3b70000cf48fab66000000001 expect-ct: max-age=604800, report-uri="https://report-uri.cloudflare.com/cdn-cgi/beacon/expect-ct" server: cloudflare cf-ray: 5e8905b2bda5cf48-IAD NSSF Praises Senate Confirmation, Swearing in of Justice Amy Coney Barrett • NSSF

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October 26, 2020


NEWTOWN, Conn. – NSSF®, the trade association for the firearm industry, praised the U.S. Senate confirmation of Justice Amy Coney Barrett, who was sworn into the U.S. Supreme Court by Justice Clarence Thomas in a White House ceremony. Justice Barrett fills the vacancy on the court left following the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Justice Barrett joins at least four other U.S. Supreme Court Justices who are rooted in originalism and interpret the Constitution as meaning today what it meant when it was drafted by the Founding Fathers.

“NSSF is extremely pleased with the confirmation of Justice Barrett and we are confident her service to the nation and the Supreme Court will have tremendous and lasting impact for decades and generations,” said Lawrence G. Keane, NSSF Senior Vice President and General Counsel. “Justice Barrett’s service will reaffirm the importance of originalist jurists when protecting the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding Americans. The firearm industry is grateful for the resolute foresight of President Donald Trump to nominate such a qualified jurist to serve on the bench.”

Justice Barrett was reported favorably in a unanimous vote by the Senate Judiciary Committee when Senate Democrats abdicated their duty to vote and boycotted the committee vote, including Democratic vice presidential

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