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Amy Coney Barrett


'Our Democracy Hangs in the Balance': Calls Grow for Justice Breyer to Retire

"Democrats could lose our razor-thin majority in the Senate at any moment," warns Rep. Mondaire Jones. "It would be irresponsible to leave the future of our democracy up to chance."

Brett Wilkins ·


'Alarm Bells Are Ringing Loudly': Supreme Court Takes Up Case That Could Reverse Roe v. Wade

"Let's be explicit: Anti-abortion extremists made it clear that this was the goal all along. It's why they couldn't wait to rush Amy Coney Barrett onto the Supreme Court before the November election."

Jessica Corbett ·


Supreme Court: Let's Make It Easier for Judges to Send Teenagers to Die in Prison

The judicial counterrevolution to juvenile sentencing reform is here, arriving in a regressive decision about a teenager condemned to life without parole.

Andrew Cohen ·


Justice Advocates Blast 'Dishonest and Barbaric' Majority Opinion by Kavanaugh in Juvenile Life Sentence Case

Sotomayor said the troubling majority opinion was "fooling no one" in a dissent characterized as "extremely powerful."

Jessica Corbett ·


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 ·


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 ·


'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 ·


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 ·

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