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Democratic Lawmakers Urge Barrett to Recuse Herself From Koch Dark Money Case

The members of Congress note that Americans for Prosperity, a Koch-funded advocacy group, mounted a "full-scale campaign" in support of the justice's confirmation.

Jake Johnson ·


'Retire, Breyer': Progressive Group Joins Growing Call for SCOTUS Justice to Step Down

"We cannot afford to risk Democrats losing control of the Senate before a Biden nominee can be confirmed," asserted Demand Justice director Brian Fallon. 

Brett Wilkins ·


Biden Creates Commission to Study Supreme Court Expansion, Other Reforms

"To restore our democracy, we must expand the Supreme Court," said Rep. Mondaire Jones. 

Kenny Stancil ·


With Deep Fossil Fuel Ties, Justice Barrett Called to Recuse Herself From Pending Climate Case

"Barrett posing as an impartial judge in this hearing for climate accountability is about as safe as the Big Bad Wolf giving Little Red Riding Hood directions to Grandma's house."

Jon Queally ·


Supreme Court's Scientifically Illiterate Decision Will Cost Lives

Pope Francis: The common good takes precedence over simplistic appeals to "personal freedom" in protests against justified public health measures.

Jeffrey D. Sachs ·


As Feinstein Steps Down as Top Judiciary Democrat, Sunrise Movement Demands She Go One Step Further: 'Resign'

"Feinstein lost all credibility when she showed she was more willing to treat with contempt 11-year-old climate activists demanding a livable future in her office, than the Supreme Court nominee who refused to say whether she would uphold the laws that would give that future a fighting chance."

Jake Johnson ·


'Hopefully Amy Coney Barrett Will Come Through': Trump Legal Adviser Admits Campaign Is Pining for Supreme Court Rescue

"The GOP is telling the nation, on cable television, that it installed its 6-3 Supreme Court majority in order to steal elections. Believe them."

Jake Johnson ·


Trump's Politicized Supreme Court Has Lost Legitimacy. 2021's Dems, Do Something!

A Democratic Congress and White House could expand the Supreme Court by just three seats—the same number as appointed by Trump during a presidency that history may regard as essentially invalid.

Will Bunch ·


Incensed Over Amy Coney Barrett's Confirmation? Don't Mourn—Organize and Vote

For the past half century or so, the progressive movement has  often relied on the courts, not the political branches to win and protect rights. It's time for that to change.

Jules Lobel ·


Why Amy Coney Barrett Must Recuse Herself From Election-Related Cases

 The choice is simple: She must recuse, and welcome Trump’s scorn.

Renee Knake Jefferson ·

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