The people v. Judge Neil Gorsuch

When Justice Scalia died last year, giant corporations and their right-wing buddies spent millions of dollars to slime President Obama’s consensus nominee and steal a Supreme Court seat for Donald Trump.

President Trump then returned the favor – picking a Supreme Court nominee off a list of “acceptable” names drawn up by far-right groups funded by those same powerful interests. (Really.)

Judge Neil Gorsuch is polite and well-spoken, but make no mistake – his record shows that he consistently favors big corporations over women, workers, consumers, and everybody else. And in the next few days, Gorsuch could receive a lifetime appointment to the Supreme Court.

If a Supreme Court nominee isn’t mainstream enough to get 60 votes in the United States Senate, the President should have to pick a new nominee. If you agree with me and oppose Judge Gorsuch’s nomination, add your name to show your support.

Back before he became a judge, Neil Gorsuch made his far-right positions clear. He wrote in 2005 that “liberals have become addicted to the courtroom… effecting their social agenda on everything from gay marriage to assisted suicide to the use of vouchers for private-school education.”



And on the bench – for more than a decade – he’s twisted himself into a pretzel to help giant corporations:

    • In consumer protection cases, when he had to choose between the “rights” of corporations and the rights of swindled customers, Gorsuch sided with corporations.

 

    • In discrimination cases, when he had to choose between the “rights” of corporations and the rights of employees, Gorsuch sided with corporations.

 

  • And in the infamous Hobby Lobby case, when he had to choose between the “rights” of corporations and the rights of women who wanted access to birth control, Gorsuch sided with corporations.

Neil Gorsuch isn’t just another Justice Scalia. When it comes to the rules that protect public health and safety, Gorsuch is actually more radical than Justice Scalia was. If Gorsuch had his way, he’d make it even easier for corporations to challenge health and safety rules that prevent them from polluting our air and water, poisoning our food, undermining public safety, or cheating people out of their savings.

Big companies and rich right-wing billionaires are spending top dollar to help Judge Gorsuch get over the finish line, whether he has the 60 votes needed or not. Join us now to give us the momentum we need to stop Gorsuch.

Just in the past few weeks, Donald Trump settled his $25 million lawsuit for cheating students at his scam university. A judge extended the block on Trump’s unconstitutional Muslim ban. And the FBI announced that it is investigating collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia.

It’s never been more important for our country to have a neutral, independent judiciary.

That’s precisely why we cannot let President Trump hand over the Supreme Court to the highest bidder with a judge handpicked for his willingness to help those with money and power. It’s time to fight back.

Thanks for being a part of this,

Elizabeth

 

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Author: connie dello buono

Health educator, author and enterpreneur motherhealth@gmail.com or conniedbuono@gmail.com ; cell 408-854-1883 Helping families in the bay area by providing compassionate and live-in caregivers for homebound bay area seniors. Blogs at www.clubalthea.com Developing a new site, www.avatarcare.net , for early cancer detection using genetics tests, telemedicine with electronic appointment scheduling with doctors, video chat with doctors, matching care providers with health consumers and a health concierge for all to reduce chronic care cost, find cancer cure and coordinate health care using predictive medicine and participatory.

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