Supreme Court redefined & our rights in peril
Ultra-conservative judge Amy Coney Barrett has been confirmed and sworn in to the Supreme Court. Republicans rushed through her confirmation, swearing her in eight mere days before a presidential election in which Americans have already cast 62 million votes nationwide. Barrett will replace the seat vacated by the venerable Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a feminist icon whose last wish was that the next president be able to choose her replacement. Here's what you need to know.