Democrat Leaders Push Plans to Pack Supreme Court

Democrat Leaders Push Plans to Pack Supreme Court

( – All eyes are on the US Supreme Court at the moment as it decides a crucial Mississippi case dealing with access to abortion. If the nation’s highest court supports the state’s law, it could make it more difficult to procure abortions in conservative states. So naturally, Liberals are unhappy with this and are trying to think of a way around it.

Several Democratic lawmakers have come forward to voice their support for the prospect of packing the Supreme Court — that is, increasing the number of judges on the bench. Senator Ed Markey (D-MA), for example, accused the high court of having a “stolen far-right majority” and posited “expanding the Supreme Court” through legislative action was the only way to remedy the situation.

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) has also come out in favor of packing the court. He alleged SCOTUS had become a partisan body, and therefore it’s unsuitable to administer legal precedent. Senator Tina Smith (D-MN) drew on her own experience as an employee of Planned Parenthood in voicing her support for a court that would support abortion, as well as the expansion of the Supreme Court.

It seems Liberals are simply pandering to the more radical elements of their voter base.

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