Represents both an opportunity as well as a challenge … There is now an immediate call to “we” – the people – to take a stand and defend it … To simply acquiesce to Trump’s proclivity ushers in decades of restrictions on the rights of the individual…

…Represents both an opportunity as well as a challenge … There is now an immediate call to “we” – the people – to take a stand and defend it … To simply acquiesce to Trump’s proclivity ushers in decades of restrictions on the rights of the individual…

The retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy from the Supreme Court creates another threat to our freedom and democracy. We must urge Democratic leadership to block any nomination that Trump puts forth and wait until after the November midterms. This may be our biggest battle yet as the future of the Court and thus our country hangs in the balance. Though this is a blow for Democrats, we can’t give up until we’re back in power.

The next few months won’t be easy, but they just got so much more important. As progressives,  we must do whatever we can to ensure that Trump and the GOP cannot influence the Court for years to come.

Our power is in our vote and we will go to the polls in November with this in mind. Read more here.

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