Student's initial responses, especially among women displayed a similar trend of disapproval of this decision. Shakira Spencer expressed how she thought [it] was an awful decision.
"I was scared for my reproductive rights as a female"
- Hannah Nguyen, 12th
"I was disappointed but not surprised."
- Carter St.Clair, 11th
Several ideological measures have been done to determine how conservative Barrett is. The Washington Post declared Barrett to be around the 2nd most conservative member of the Supreme Court.
Student's expressed fright towards her extreme views, concerned that they will play a big role in decisions made. St.Clair said how her confirmation would only,
"make it harder for people seeking safe abortions, birth control, affordable healthcare, and protected marriage equality"
Shakira Spencer said: