November 06, 2017

Mark Rienzi, associate professor, law, was quoted in a National Review story about Amy Barrett’s confirmation hearing.

... During a press conference in defense of Barrett’s nomination, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pointed out that Amy Barrett’s faith is important to her and she’s spoken freely about it. “She’s allowed to do that in this country, by the way,” he added. Mark Rienzi — a law professor at the Catholic University of America and a lawyer with the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty (which defended Muslim congressman Keith Ellison’s right to be sworn in to Congress with his hand on a Koran) — noted that “religious tests . . . are wrong and unconstitutional” and are “terrible echoes of tired and bigoted arguments.” ...

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