Tag: Supreme Court
How has Trump had so many vacancies to fill?
“Something is not right around the court. And dark money has a lot to do with it. Special interests have a lot to do with it.”
“If you’re neutral on climate change, you're complicit in the collapse of the planetary ecosystem upon which the survival of every living thing depends.”
Here are some of the key exchanges from Wednesday’s hearing...
“It’s a really big deal — and a sign of a complete failure of our democracy — to be confirming a climate denier to a lifetime appointment on the Supreme Court during a moment when urgent climate action is an existential priority.”
The addition of anti-worker Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the right-wing-dominated Supreme Court will help the rich tighten their stranglehold on working people.
"The undersigned organizations urge the Senate to oppose the confirmation of Judge Barrett and allow the president duly chosen in the 2020 general election to fill the existing Supreme Court vacancy."
We must see the GOP’s exercise of raw power for what it is and meet it with even greater force.
Her death just 46 days before the November election sets up a major political battle over her replacement.