As always, the late-night host pulled no punches
You can watch Samantha Bee’s full segment on abortion rights in the video above.
That said, Bee did note that Coney Barrett is apparently one of the conservative justices leaning toward striking down Texas’s current abortion law, which is the strictest in the nation, as she questions the structure of it.
Specifically, in recent days, Coney Barrett has homed in on the fact that the Texas law limits the legal arguments that co-called abortion facilitators can make to defend themselves when sued.
“I’m wondering if, in the defensive posture in state court, the constitutional defense can be fully aired,” Barrett said.
Bee took the same moment to also poke fun at Brett Kavanaugh’s potential opposition to Texas’s abortion ban, noting that his concern is actually about gun rights, not abortion rights, and approving the Texas law could open up liberal states to restrict other constitutional rights.
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