monday 4/10/2017 CALL TO ACTIVISM FOR DEMOCRACY!
the gop's nuclear court appointment is an un-american attack on precedent.
the damage has been done, but they should hear from us.
"Gorsuch, who was confirmed by the Senate on Friday, is widely expected to shift the ideological balance of the court to the right, with his views seen as mostly in line with the man he is replacing: the late Justice Antonin Scalia.
But some court watchers say Gorsuch may be even more conservative than Scalia, his mentor and a fellow adherent to the originalist view of the Constitution" (The Hill).
Today, as Gorsuch is sworn in, conservatives cheer while we decry the shameful way the GOP was willing to bend, break, and nuke the rules - putting politics over country.
HOW TO USE YOUR VOICE:
1) Call the Capitol switchboard: 202-224-3121
2) To Reach Your Senators, Press 1.
3) Call twice for your two Senators!
neil gorsuch script
Hello, my name is (YOUR NAME) and I am calling today because I do NOT support how Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell handled the Gorsuch nomination. As As Mr. Gorsuch is sworn in to the Supreme Court today, I am saddened that 100 year old Senate tradition was abandoned to get him there.
Now, Mitch McConnell has insured that extreme appointees have an easier time to the bench. In 2013, McConnell said himself that breaking the rules to change the rules was un-American. I agree with him.
I believe the GOP has set this country on a dangerous path: where rules don't matter, where investigations can be tainted and purposely stonewalled, and our values are laid by the waste-side for partisan politics. Today, I ask my Senator make their opposition to the nuclear option heard, and to please do whatever is in their power to get our country back on track. Mitch McConnell should know voters will not forget this illegitimate political victory.