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'As a lawyer, I was very concerned and alarmed... as a mom and as a gay woman in America, I'm terrified': LGBTQ couples fear losing rights to a conservative majority SCOTUS


This year, National Coming Out Day comes against the backdrop of Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation hearing. Her nomination last month sounded alarm bells for LGBTQ rights activists, given her conservative ideology and past record; those alarm bells only grew louder this week after Justice Thomas and Justice Alito’s comments this week, mounting a fresh attack on the landmark 2015 decision legalizing same-sex marriage. MSNBC’s “American Voices” host Alicia Menendez is joined by couples Allison and Leanne Mertzman and Steve and Rob Anderson-McLean to discuss what a conservative majority on the court could mean for their families.