"Donald Trump’s judicial nominees, as well as judges nominated by previous Republican presidents, are responsible for the vast majority of the decisions that have resulted in voter suppression and made it nearly impossible to regulate political spending" Senate Democrats today released a new report outlining the ways campaign finance laws and the right to vote have been gradually dismantled by … Continue reading New Report Details Assault on Our Democracy by Republican-appointed Judges
A group of Obama Administration cabinet officials are joining the fight to level the playing field in California by endorsing Proposition 16. Former Attorney General Eric Holder, Secretary of the Interior, Ken Salazar, Education Secretaries Arne Duncan and John B. King Jr., and United States Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice announced their support … Continue reading Obama Cabinet Secretaries Endorse Prop 16
The coalition, founded by Be A Hero Fund, Demand Progress, Equal Justice Society, Free Speech For People, and Women’s March, argues that any Trump nomination to the Supreme Court this year would be illegitimate and calls on senators opposed to this nomination to use all procedural powers to block it.
The Yes on Proposition 16 campaign announced today that the California Chamber of Commerce (CalChamber) endorsed Proposition 16, the ballot measure to end California’s ban on affirmative action programs.
New reporting Thursday found that Amy Coney Barrett, President Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court, signed a 2006 letter openly opposing abortion and calling for the overturning of Roe v. Wade.
The Constitutional Accountability Center (CAC) today released a long-term study of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and its record before the Roberts Court. It's not pretty. CAC found that since Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Samuel Alito joined the Supreme Court in the 2005-2006 term, "the Court has become increasingly friendly toward big business, … Continue reading Big Business Plows Ahead with Another Successful Term at the Roberts Court in 2019-2020
Supreme Court nominees like to characterize themselves as neutral umpires when considering court cases, calling balls and strikes when they see them. In the case of Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, it looks like on at least one issue, she's prepared to call a strike before the ball is even pitched. https://twitter.com/brianefallon/status/1311677106456231947
If the Senate confirms President Donald Trump’s conservative Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, the court will experience a far-right ideological lurch that will reshape American life as we know it, states a post today on Media Matters.