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Activists Urge Sen. Feinstein To Take Actions To Stop Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings

KPIX 5 - Activists in San Francisco rallied outside the office of Sen. Dianne Feinstein on Monday afternoon to demand that she and other Senate Democrats stop confirmation hearings for U.S. President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett.

The hearings, which kicked off Monday morning, could result in Barrett filling in the seat of late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who passed away last month.

Because Barrett’s appointment, which lasts for the rest of her life, would result in a 6-3 conservative majority on the high court, the activists want to hold off on the hearings until after the start of a new presidential term following the upcoming Nov. 3 election, which they say was Ginsburg’s dying wish.

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