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Carter: Amy Coney Barrett’s Originalism is Dangerous. Very Dangerous.
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Carter: Amy Coney Barrett’s Originalism is Dangerous. Very Dangerous.

Originalism is a deeply partisan, political ideology that shrouds itself in the language of protecting the Constitution and democracy through serious intellectual rigidity. With Barrett now confirmed to the Supreme Court, the convincing, yet hollow, rhetoric of this formidable ideology on the court will be a force to contend with if we want to protect civil and human rights in America.