His rant in the forthcoming High Courts’ decesion on protecting abortion has put him squarely in the sights of Democrats and others who worry that the courts 5 person majority could just work to vote against other American ‘Rights’ if cases are presented to them to do so…..
The Majority of American’s SUPPORT the ‘Right’ of women having abortions….
Supreme Court Justices serve a lifetime ….
Their politics and bias’s also….
Conservative Justice Samuel Alito is coming under new scrutiny and criticism after his draft opinion overturning Roe v. Wade leaked Monday evening, creating a firestorm in Washington.
Alito, who was confirmed to the Supreme Court in 2006, has taken a backseat to his more prominent conservative colleagues, Justice Clarence Thomas and the late Justice Antonin Scalia, for much of his career.
But now he’s bursting into the nation’s consciousness in a big way, hailed as a hero by anti-abortion rights conservatives and denounced as a villain by Democrats who say he’s driven by a personal political agenda.
“I think he’s going to become a household word,” said Marge Baker, executive vice president for policy at People for the American Way, a liberal advocacy group that tracks the Supreme Court.
“For the first time, if this decision becomes final, a majority of the court will have taken away a constitutional liberty that’s been recognized for 50 years. That’s the core of this,” she added.
The ire of Democrats and their liberal allies had been focused most recently on Thomas, after it was revealed that his wife, Ginni Thomas, had urged Trump White House chief of staff Mark Meadows to keep fighting to overturn the results of the 2020 election.
But now their anger and attention is shifting quickly to Alito, who is spearheading the court’s opposition to abortion rights….