Tag: Supreme Court

Right to life?

There is a constant debate in America about the right to life and the Supreme Court will be taking up the issue again. People claim that there is a right to life and it should be protected; but the same people do not support healthcare for all. An impoverished person could be forced to have children, and those same children could later die due to lack of healthcare or COVID caused by a science denying “right to lifer”. Why aren’t people who are passionate about the “right to life” not passionate about preserving the lives of the living? Do the concerns for life of the “conservative religious” end when a person is born? It seems like this is the case for the “right to life” voters. Republicans and people claiming to be conservative have trouble with ethics and details. Maybe this is why they consistently use emotional appeals to sell their ideas. The house of cards that calls itself “conservative” has gotten away with a lot in the recent past; the continued success of this unstable political movement threatens our future.

Stacking the Courts for what?

Mitch McConnell and the Republican senate have worked hard to load the Supreme Court with conservative judges. Almost everyone is aware of the anti-abortion stance that has been used to select potential nominees to the Supreme Court. But what other beliefs about the law do the Federalist Society selections for the court get screened for? Every serious voter and citizen should research the Federalist Society and it’s beliefs about private citizens versus police, business, government, etc. Trump has selected a third of the Supreme Court and the US Senate has tolerated his craziness so that he could do it. We will soon begin to find out what a 6-3 conservative court means for the citizens of the United States and how long the court will remain stacked. Conservatives voted for 40 years to bring about the result that we have now (with a little help from lying Mitch McConnell and Republican senators); progressives may have to consistently focus for the same amount of time to rebalance the courts. Research and vote in 2020 and every year.