Tag: Supreme Court

Free Speech For People Renews the Call to Expand the Supreme Court

After a half-century of legal precedent, a handful of extremist Supreme Court justices have overturned Roe v. Wade, denying bodily autonomy for millions of Americans. Meanwhile, the Court also dealt a crushing blow to gun control measures yesterday when it overturned a law in New York that would have required a permit for concealed carry,
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Expand the Supreme Court. Pass the Judiciary Act.

Last week, the Supreme Court refused to stop a Texas law banning abortions after six weeks (before many women know they’re pregnant), violating the constitutional right to choose and establishing a dangerous precedent that could overturn Roe v. Wade and pave the way for states across the country to aggressively strip away our civil rights.
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A Statement on Trump’s Illegitimate Supreme Court Nomination from FSFP Board Chair Ben Clements.

On Friday, with the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, we lost an American hero, one who overcame deeply entrenched gender discrimination in our society and our legal system to become one of the most important and influential civil rights lawyers, judges, and Supreme Court justices in our nation’s history.  Her life’s work
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House Judiciary Seeks Complete Review of Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s Records

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA) who chairs the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, recently sent a letter to the National Archives and Records Administration requesting that it complete its review and release records of Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s service at the White House from 2001 to
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Expand Free Speech by Limiting Political Money

Jessica Levinson, professor at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles recently shared an op-ed with the Sacramento Bee on the history of California’s Political Reform Act and what it means today, nearly 40 years later. Levinson writes: “Californians took a leap of faith 40 years ago and sought to revolutionize elections and politics. In 1974, by a
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