For Immediate Release
Palin Remarks Distract From McCain Plan for Supreme Court
remarks concerning the Supreme Court on Wednesday's episode of the CBS
Evening News with Katie Couric, People For the American Way President Kathryn Kolbert
issued the following statement:
Sarah Palin may
not have been able to think of a single Supreme Court case beyond Roe v. Wade that she disagrees with, but
that's not true for John McCain and his panel
of right-wing judicial advisors. Here are just a few of the cases on their
Rush Prudential HMO, Inc. v.
Moran-reversal would invalidate important state laws protecting HMO
patients' rights in more than 40 states
Grutter v. Bollinger-
reversal would forbid affirmative action aimed at promoting educational
diversity in higher education
Nevada v. Hibbs-reversal would prevent
state employees from obtaining effective relief for violations of their rights
under the Family and Medical Leave Act
Davis v. Bandemer-reversal would allow
even blatant partisan gerrymandering in redistricting
would authorize criminal prosecution of private, consensual sex by adult
Tennessee v. Lane-reversal would allow
states to deny physical access to the courts to the disabled
Massachusetts v. EPA-reversal would
permit the EPA to refuse to regulate the emission of carbon dioxide and other
greenhouse gases from new cars
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