by Jorge Gomez • 7 min read
The U.S. Senate recently confirmed the first five (5) federal judges of the Biden administration, including Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the influential D.C. Circuit of Appeals, largely considered the “second highest” court in the country after the U.S. Supreme Court, as well as a handful of judges to the lower district courts.
Judge Brown is considered the top contender to fill a Supreme Court vacancy if Justice Stephen Breyer were to retire from the bench.
Although the appointment of such few judges to the lower courts might appear a slow start to the confirmation of Biden’s judicial picks, this shouldn’t lull us into complacency, and especially not Americans who value and cherish religious freedom.
Recent judicial confirmations could possibly indicate what’s to come in the next several months—a future in which the far Left doubles down in its push to stage a coup of the Supreme Court and the lower courts.
Fewer Vacancies = Intensified Push to Pack the Courts
There are two important points to keep in mind regarding recent judicial confirmations.