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Amy Coney Barrett


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, staff writer ·


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, staff writer ·


'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, staff writer ·


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 ·


Warning of 'Poisonous Consequences,' Pennsylvania County Elections Board Calls on Barrett to Recuse Herself in Crucial Mail-in Ballot Case

"It is reasonable to infer that, in Trump's mind, Barrett must repay his appointment by refusing to recuse, and then by voting both to secure his election and to gut the Affordable Care Act," wrote one legal ethicist. 

Kenny Stancil, staff writer ·


After Supreme Court Guts Expansion of Mail-In Voting in Wisconsin, Fears Grow of Similar Rulings in Pennsylvania and North Carolina

Republicans and the Trump campaign are hoping the Supreme Court will reject efforts to extend the deadline for receiving absentee ballots.

Andrea Germanos, staff writer ·


'We. Will. Vote. Her. Out.': Maine Progressives Not Fooled Even a Little Bit by Susan Collins' Cynical Vote on Barrett

"Senator Collins has continued to enable Trump and McConnell's anti-choice, anti-freedom agenda. This vote is too little, too late."

Julia Conley, staff writer ·