Politico recently published a leaked draft of a Supreme Court opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson. It suggests the Court could be on the verge of striking down Roe v. Wade, the decision that made abortion legal in all 50 states.
During a speaking engagement, Justice Thomas recently warned that court-packing is dangerous to the integrity of the Court and threatens to destroy core institutions of our Republic.
President Biden’s Commission on the U.S. Supreme Court presented a final draft of its findings this week, including the dangerous possibility of packing the nation’s highest court.
President Biden’s Supreme Court Commission will hold its fifth public meeting later today on Nov. 19th, as it continues exploring potential court “reforms,” including the dangerous possibility of packing the nation’s highest court.
In the biggest wave of judicial confirmations so far, the U.S. Senate recently confirmed nine (9) nominees to the federal courts. This brings the total number of judges appointed during the Biden administration to twenty-eight (28), which means the President continues outpacing his predecessors by sizeable margins.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken delivered a speech during a recent trip to South America, stating that “undermining the independence of the courts” and “packing courts” were among “the ways that democracies can come undone.”
Although he surely did not intend to do so, Secretary of State Anthony Blinken dealt the coup de grâce to the radical Left’s court packing project this week.
This month a memo from the Attorney General of the United States and one-time nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court, Merrick Garland, directed the “[FBI], working with each United States Attorney, to convene meetings with federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial leaders in each federal judicial district…[to] facilitate the discussion of strategies for addressing threats against school administrators, board members, teachers, and staff, and will open dedicated lines of communication for threat reporting, assessment, and response.”
Surprising no one, the presidential commission studying potential U.S. Supreme Court reform measures has issued a draft report that stopped short of any recommendation to turn the nation’s highest court into a partisan rubber stamp.
Which branch of the federal government do you trust the most? The President? Congress? The Supreme Court? Gallup reports that a vast majority of Americans—an average of two-thirds or more—say they have a “great deal” or “fair amount” of trust the judicial branch.
This week, nearly a half-million Americans joined First Liberty and a diverse, national coalition of leaders in delivering a joint statement to President Biden’s Commission on the Supreme Court of the United States.
As the Supreme Court of the United States returns to in-person arguments, the only audience allowed will be on the other side of live-streamed audio.
The U.S. Senate recently confirmed several judicial nominees to America’s federal courts, bringing the total number of confirmations under the Biden administration to thirteen (13).
Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer has been making the rounds on his book tour this summer, fielding uncomfortable questions about why he hasn’t quit his job and fending off demands from the Left to “pack the court.”
As members of the Democratic Party recently doubled down on their calls to pack the U.S. Supreme Court, Justices Stephen Breyer and Amy Coney Barrett issued a series of responses to those pushing to rig the Court for ideological and political gain.
When the Supreme Court declined to block a Texas law prohibiting abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected, you didn’t have to be a savant of American politics to see what was coming.
After the U.S. Supreme Court recently declined to halt Texas’ abortion law, the radical wing of the Democratic Party is doubling down on its plot to overthrow America’s highest court.
In their plot to stage a full-scale coup of America’s judiciary, proponents of court-packing won’t be satisfied by stacking four more justices on the U.S. Supreme Court, or even by adding an extra 203 judges to the lower district courts.
The Left is doubling down in its attempt to stage a Supreme Court Coup by packing America’s courts with hundreds of liberal judges, arguing that doing so will “restore balance” to the courts and better serve Americans.
After First Liberty launched our national effort to stop the radical overthrow of the judiciary, more than 60,000 American patriots and national allies stepped up together to defend the priceless heritage of America’s Supreme Court and judicial system.
Protests break out across the Cuba and offer a sobering reminder that tyrannical regimes all begin in a similar way: By crushing religious liberty.
Radicals are using the latest round of SCOTUS decisions to amplify arguments for court packing but there is a way for YOU to speak up.
Thanks to the quality of federal judges, a train of government overreach and abuses of federal executive power is being brought to a halt.
In this “Roadmap to Tyranny,” we explore court-packing going wrong in Hungary and the plan to stage a Supreme Coup of America’s judiciary.
Sen. Manchin is holding the line to stop the Left from wielding political power and turning religious freedom into a second-class right.
The U.S. Senate recently confirmed the first five (5) federal judges of the Biden administration, including Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the influential D.C. Circuit of Appeals, largely considered the “second highest” court in the country after the U.S. Supreme Court, as well as a handful of judges to the lower district courts.
June could be a critical month for religious freedom in America like never before. Over the next few weeks, the U.S. Supreme Court is likely to release most of the decisions for its current term—including cases in which First Liberty is fighting to defend people of faith and religious organizations.
President Joe Biden’s Commission on the Supreme Court met recently for the first time and appears to be a cover for overthrowing our nation’s highest court.
President Joe Biden is launching his Supreme Court “reform” commission in a way that is sure to bring more suspicion and mistrust his way.
Within the next 180 days, a Supeme Court commission is set to present its findings about “court reform”—which could radically change our judiciary.
Polling nationwide and in key battleground states of Arizona and West Virginia show more than 2/3rds of Americans oppose court-packing.
The far left is attemping to court pack at all levels of the federal judiciary. This could radically change our country – for the worse.
More and more U.S. Senators and Representatives appear to be realizing that court-packing is a destructive plot to overthrow our nation’s judiciary.
What does the American public think about court-packing? In our recent poll of 1,100 voters, sixty-eight percent oppose court packing in any form.
Even if President Joe Biden and congressional leaders are successful in putting down the mini-insurrection in the Democratic Party behind a bill to pack the Supreme Court, it’s clear that events are moving faster than the White House can manage.
First Liberty Institute today announced the results of a nationwide poll from Mason Dixon Polling & Strategy.
In this feature, we look at which justices voted most frequently in favor of religious freedom and what this means for future of religious liberty.
President Joe Biden’s executive order creating a Commission on the Supreme Court purports to “provide an analysis of the principal arguments in the contemporary public debate for and against Supreme Court reform.”
Democrats filed a bill to add four seats to the Supreme Court, only days after President Biden formed a commission to explore court “reform.”
Full of key facts and important data, this article will expose and debunk four common court-packing myths.
If the radical Left succeeds at eliminating the filibuster, it will be like dropping a bomb on the Constitution—including the way to dangerous plans like court-packing.
In this comprehensive scholar’s report, Patrick M. Garry, Ph.D.—renowned American law professor and constitutional scholar—reveals the facts, history and consequences of court-packing…and why it poses such a danger to America’s constitutional order.
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