Press "Enter" to skip to content

Girl Scouts Deletes Social Media Posts Congratulating Amy Coney Barrett

The Girl Scouts of America deleted posts on its social media channels congratulating Justice Amy Coney Barrett for her appointment to the Supreme Court after they garnered a swarm of angry comments. The group’s post, which were placed on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, featured an image of Barret along with Justices Sandra Day O’Connor, Sonia Sotomayor, Elena Kagan, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, to celebrate the appointment of a 5th woman to the court. “Congratulations Amy Coney Barrett on becoming the 5th woman appointed to the Supreme Court since its inception in 1789,” the group posted on Wednesday afternoon, according to screenshots of the now-deleted post. The Scouts deleted the post later that day, and issued a statement explaining that they had not intended them to be construed “as a political and partisan statement.” “Earlier today, we shared a post highlighting the five women who have been appointed to the Supreme …