Tue. Oct 19th, 2021

A Texas-based civil liberties group delivered a letter and petition telling the Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court of the United States (PCSCUS) that it should reject proposals to expand the nation’s highest tribunal to make it more amenable to progressive legislation to expand the federal government. “Since our country’s founding, the Constitution has stood as a bulwark against threats to liberty and fundamental rights. Time and again, courts have protected Americans—small and great alike—from government overreach and the silencing of dissent,” Kelly Shackelford, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Plano, Texas-based First Liberty Institute said in a letter made public Wednesday. The letter was addressed to Professors Bob Bauer and Christina Rodriquez, Co-Chairmen of the PCSCUS. President Joe Biden appointed the PCSCUS in April to study proposals to expand the Supreme Court from its current nine members to as many as 13. Biden described the purpose of the …

Author: Mark Tapscott
Source: https://www.theepochtimes.com/civil-liberties-group-tells-commission-to-reject-lefts-supreme-court-packing_4035080.html

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