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Senate Confirms Ketanji Brown Jackson for Supreme Court

Senate Confirms Ketanji Brown Jackson for Supreme Court | 7 April 2022 | Three Senate Republicans voted with Democrats on Thursday to make Ketanji Brown Jackson the first black female Supreme Court justice. The Senate voted 53-47 to confirm Jackson as an Associate Justice for the United States Supreme Court. Three Senate Republicans, Sens. Mitt Romney (R-UT), Susan Collins (R-ME), and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), voted to confirm Jackson for the Supreme Court. Romney failed to explain to Breitbart News why he opposed making Ketanji Brown Jackson a federal circuit judge last year and then voiced his support for her to become a Supreme Court Justice this year. Jackson refused to say if she holds a position on whether individuals have natural rights. Breitbart News reported that Jackson sentenced those in possession of child pornography to nearly 60 percent less time than the national average. Sens. Josh Hawley (R-MO), Ted Cruz (R-TX), and others raised these concerns with Jackson during the confirmation hearings.