A devout Catholic who has a record of opposing abortion rights, Barrett is likely to be probed by Senate Democrats on that issue in particular.
Perhaps the most prominent case that could be overturned if Barrett is confirmed is Roe. V. Wade, the 1973 decision that enshrined the right to abortion.
"Roe v. Wade is on the line in a way it never has been before," said Julie Rikelman, a lawyer with the Center for Reproductive Rights, which regularly challenges abortion restrictions.
The District Court of Hamburg ruled Monday on a petition for an injunction filed by Dr. Kristina Hanel of Giessen, a city in western Germany.
Abortion is among a handful of fights on the front lines of America's culture wars that even a pandemic has not stopped.
Texas and other states that previously acted to limit abortions have sought to crack down on their availability during the pandemic, prompting a series of court battles brought by advocacy groups.
The ad space is handled by a private company, but the municipality responded to the anti-abortion message in its own way.
Twenty Jewish organizations were among the 53 groups that signed the letter in support of the Women’s Health Protection Act.
"We are respectful of conscientious objection but conscientious objection cannot be used as an institutional alibi for not complying with the law," Gonzalez Garcia added.
The commission granted a stay in June allowing the clinic to continue providing abortion services until the hearing, which is scheduled to run several days.