Calls for Court Packing Resurge After Leaked Draft of Supreme Court Opinion
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.
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas: Court-Packing Threatens America’s Institutions
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.
3 Reasons Term Limits for Supreme Court Justices are a Dangerous “Reform”
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.
Firmly Opposed: Nearly Two-Thirds of Americans Still Reject Court-Packing
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.
Recent Wave of Biden Judges Flips Two Appellate Courts to a Liberal Majority
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.
Biden Administration Condemns Court-Packing Abroad While Entertaining It in America
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.”
Blinken and the Lessons of Latin America’s Court-Packers
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.
Imagine a Supreme Court packed with Merrick Garlands
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.”
Biden’s Supreme Court Commission Ends Not with a Bang But a Whimper
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.
Supreme Court Remains Most Trusted Branch, But Court-Packing Would Crush Confidence in Judiciary
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.
First Liberty & National Coalition of Nearly Half-Million Americans Reject Radical Court-Packing
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.
Supreme Court-Packing Threat Looms as Justices Return
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.
Biden Nominees Raise Red Flags About Their Record on Religious Liberty
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).
Don’t Destroy Americans’ Trust in the Supreme Court
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.”
Judges Aren’t Partisan Hacks: Justices Barrett and Breyer Speak Out Against Court-Packing Threats
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.
Decoding the Radical Left’s Court Packers
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.
Democrats Reignite Court-Packing Plot After Recent Supreme Court Abortion Decision
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.
The Left’s Intimidation Campaign Against Justice Breyer
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.
America Needs Judges to Stand Up for Religious Liberty and Constitutional Rights
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.
As Americans Reject Court-Packing, Democrats Introduce Bill to Add 200+ Federal Judges
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.
To Exert Complete Control, Communist Dictatorships Always Crush Religious Freedom
Protests break out across the Cuba and offer a sobering reminder that tyrannical regimes all begin in a similar way: By crushing religious liberty.
How the Left is Doubling Down and Advancing Their Scheme to Rig the Judiciary
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.
Originalist Judges Are Having a Major Impact in Upholding the Constitution & Rule of Law
Thanks to the quality of federal judges, a train of government overreach and abuses of federal executive power is being brought to a halt.
How Hungarian Political Elites Manipulated the Judiciary to Consolidate Power
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.
Will Sen. Joe Manchin Hold the Line to Defend Freedom in the Face of Mounting Pressure?
Sen. Manchin is holding the line to stop the Left from wielding political power and turning religious freedom into a second-class right.
Biden’s First Federal Judges A Smokescreen for Radical Coup of the Courts
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.
Why June Could be Decisive for Religious Freedom and the Future of the Nation’s Highest Court
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.
Tyranny Less Than 180 Days Ahead? Biden’s Commission on Supreme Court Holds First Meeting
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.
Biden’s Secret Court-Packing Commission
President Joe Biden is launching his Supreme Court “reform” commission in a way that is sure to bring more suspicion and mistrust his way.
The Kabuki Commission on the Supreme Court
Within the next 180 days, a Supeme Court commission is set to present its findings about “court reform”—which could radically change our judiciary.
Religious Liberty Expert Warns Against Dangers of Court-Packing Scheme
Polling nationwide and in key battleground states of Arizona and West Virginia show more than 2/3rds of Americans oppose court-packing.
Leftists Are Also Attempting To Court-Pack From The Bottom-Up
The far left is attemping to court pack at all levels of the federal judiciary. This could radically change our country – for the worse.
Sen. Joe Manchin and Growing Number of Democrats Express Opposition to Court-Packing
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.
Americans Agree: Court Packing is Dangerous
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.
Biden bitten by Democratic dark money on court-packing scheme
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.
Americans Are Clear: Don’t Pack the Supreme Court
First Liberty Institute today announced the results of a nationwide poll from Mason Dixon Polling & Strategy.
Which U.S. Supreme Court Justice Has the Most “Pro-Religion” Record?
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.
Court-Packing Scheme Threatens Civil Liberties
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 Take First Steps to Pack the Supreme Court
Democrats filed a bill to add four seats to the Supreme Court, only days after President Biden formed a commission to explore court “reform.”
Debunking 4 Claims the Radical Left Uses to Justify Their Supreme Court Coup
Full of key facts and important data, this article will expose and debunk four common court-packing myths.
The Gateway to Court-Packing and Radical Changes to the Constitution
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.