NOW Denounces Senate Judiciary Committee’s Illegitimate Push for Amy Coney Barrett

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The only way Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell were going to get away with stealing another Supreme Court nomination was to do what they always do— break rules and rig the system.  After forcing into practice a new standard for filling a Supreme Court vacancy before a presidential election, they went back on their own new rules and are now rushing to hold Read more …

Presumptive SCOTUS Nominee Amy Coney Barrett Will Turn Back the Clock on Equality

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Donald Trump has made clear what he wants from the Supreme Court.  Like all of his other appointments, Trump wants personal allies who will validate his lawlessness, enable his authoritarianism, and protect him from accountability. Trump has demonstrated time and time again that he does not care about the rights of women, the LGBTQIA+ community, people of color, immigrants, or our most Read more …

Ginsburg Remembered As A Champion Of Women’s Rights

Justice Ginsberg talked many times about her experiences, discrimination of sex discrimination, and how that just really motivated her to reach out, and by the cases that she fought and she really fought for gender equity and equality.

Stop Mitch McConnell’s Sneak Attack on Justice and Women’s Rights—Defeat Steven Menashi’s Nomination to the Court of Appeals

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Mitch McConnell likes to run his do-nothing Senate at a turtle’s pace, but there’s one thing that makes him run like a rabbit—confirming federal judges.  The worse the nominee, the faster he acts.  Steven Menashi, a legal aide to Donald Trump with an appalling record of inflammatory rhetoric, and hostile views towards women, communities Read more …

Trump’s Court-Packing Plan Must Fail

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Donald Trump’s nomination of anti-abortion lawyer Sarah Pitlyk to a federal judgeship in St. Louis is another brick in his judicial wall around abortion.  He is packing the federal bench with young, ultraconservative zealots who are committed to weakening or reversing abortion rights.  Now, Donald Trump wants to elevate that twisted reasoning to the federal bench.  Read more …