COURT PACKING MOVES FORWARD
COURT PACKING MOVES FORWARD
Court packing. It’s here. Self-identifying moderate Democrats avowed their opposition to packing the Supreme Court while campaigning in 2020. Now, the progressive branch of the party thinks it has discovered that the threat of court packing may be a powerful enough weapon in and of itself to influence the way the high court decides politically tinged cases.
Last week, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) and three congressional colleagues introduced a bill to expand the number of Supreme Court justices from nine to 13, ostensibly to manage the vastly expanded workload of the modern court. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she won’t bring the Judiciary Act of 2021 to the floor before President Biden’s recently appointed commission to study court expansion reports its findings. . . .
The looming specter of court packing is “a shot across the bow of the Supreme Court, trying to pressure John Roberts, Brett Kavanaugh — the middle of the court — as they head into the last couple of months of this term,” said Ilya Shapiro, editor in chief of the libertarian Cato Institute’s Supreme Court Review. “They’re trying to steer them away from decisions that progressives might not like.” . . .
Both the commission and the bill are ways “to keep the court in the headlines for the next 180 days as the court comes to the end of its term and starts deciding those really hot political questions,” agreed Giancarlo Canaparo, legal fellow at the conservative Heritage Foundation. . . .
“It’s also a way to keep the political pressure on certain justices like the chief justice, who we’ve seen in the past responds to political pressure and delivers outcomes for progressives in an attempt to appease the angst that he sees coming from that side of the government,” Canaparo said during an appearance on “Just the News AM.”
In 2019, several high-profile Senate Democrats issued what was widely seen as a warning to the court’s conservative bloc — already bolstered by the confirmations of Trump appointees Neil Gorsuch and Kavanaugh — that if it did not change course, Democrats, once back in power, might act to dilute their power. . . .
“The Supreme Court is not well,” the Democrats pronounced. “And the people know it.”
“Perhaps the Court can heal itself before the public demands it be ‘restructured in order to reduce the influence of politics,'” reads the brief, filed in opposition to a challenge to highly restrictive New York City gun regulations. . . .
Roberts — and, to a lesser degree, Kavanaugh — joined the court’s liberals in sidestepping a ruling in the case that might have gone against the city and strict gun control.
Sen. Whitehouse was unapologetic about the pointed warning in the brief in an interview with the Washington Post, “In the same way that you might warn somebody walking out on thin ice — ‘Hey, the ice is thin out there, you want to be careful, maybe you want to come in’ — I think that was the motivation for filing this brief,” he admitted. “To warn the court that it already has its reputation in some degree of trouble … it’s getting to the danger that they might fall through the ice.”
The clear message then, as now, according to Canaparo, is that if the court fails to bend to the will of progressive politicians, those politicians will rewrite the rules of the judiciary. . . .
“This will really hinge on where Justice Barrett comes out,” he said. “We haven’t seen her join any of the hot political cases yet because she joined in the middle of the term after they had been argued. So whether she is sticks true to her guns, and is the Scalia type of textualist and originalist she said she was, or whether she’s more of the Chief Justice Roberts, politically malleable centrist, we’ll see probably in the next month.” . . .
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(Excerpt from Just the News. Article by Sophie Mann. Photo Credit: Canva.)
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Father God, so many of us have become self-serving and selfish. We care not about the good of all but instead want to push our own agenda’s of control. We think our ways are the best ways and will subject many to our will. Please Lord, give us pause to think about what we are doing. Help us to see that our ways are not always the best ways and only by following you can we expect to see proper justice in this world. We fight against the evil darkness. Help us Lord to put on our weapons of warfare and march boldly forward in your mighty name. In Jesus name, Amen
It is shameful the Progressives would, in essence, blackmail, the Judiciary branch. It is equally concerning that the Judiciary would bend to the will of would-be tyrants. Lord, we pray for our nation, that integrity would return, that public service would be at the core mission of elected officials. Let our Congress recognize that you are the Supreme Power in the Universe and that we are one nation under You! And only under You.
We know this is wrong and we know why they want to do it.
We have openly brazen “legislators” who DO NOT care about or follow the rule of law or common decency. These people are absolutely obsessed and drunk with power and they simply don’t care. They truly have set things up so they are untouchable. Why – because they suffer NO accountability for what they do or what they say. NONE! They have their own built in policies and laws that allow them to do whatever they choose without consequences.
As Christians, we can pray and talk about that they will be accountable to God and that is true. But until something changes “here” in regards to present day accountability, then not much will change. And we must battle for that to take place (demand it to change) as well as battle for their souls.
Amen, standing in agreement!!
Psalm 82!!! Amen
We pray in the mighty name of Jesus, bring confusion in the camp of the enemies that are trying to destroy our Supreme Court!
Father go before this process and pour out your spirit on every person who is involved with this evil,convicting them of how wrong this .
Open eyes to know the truth , Expose what the enemy is doing!
We hold he light of Jesus to this evil .It shall be brought out in the open,and people will know it is dangerous and they will run from it. God send you angels to protect the Supreme Court. God you are our deliverer and we are depending on you to move on behalf of this situation! Breathe your breath over this process . We plead your blood over this process and declare that under the blood of Jesus the Supreme Court shall not be packed. Father your power is greater than this enemy , Come Holy Spirit,intervene on behalf of our country! Thank you Jesus for your mercy, in your mercy you help us!
Dear Lord, please move Your mighty hand to halt plans on court packing as it is very unconstitutional and may be further damaging to our country. Lord, please thwart the enemy’s plan to manipulate or intimidate the Supreme Court. In Jesus name, Amen.
Father, to those who continue to follow in the shadow of this movement of rebellion, I pray they would hear Your voice. You are patient, not wanting anyone to perish but all to come to repentance. To those openly spearheading all of this opposition to our rule of law, I humbly ask that You would go ahead of them with laser like accuracy, to confuse and demolish. Give to us who love You favor and for those sitting on the highest earthly court, I pray abundant Godly wisdom and fortitude. I pray in the Name of All things HOLY,
Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Amen
Then I heard another voice calling from heaven
“Come away from her, my people.
Do not take part in her sins,
or you will be punished with her.
For her sins are piled as high as heaven,
and God remembers her evil deeds.
Do to her as she has done to others.
Double her penalty for all her evil deeds.
She brewed a cup of terror for others,
so brew twice as much for her.
She glorified herself and lived in luxury,
so match it now with torment and sorrow.
She boasted in her heart,
‘I am queen on my throne.
I am no helpless widow,
and I have no reason to mourn.’
2 Peter 3
We watchmen on the wall are sounding the alarm – “There is a serpent in our garden! And it’s time to run him out.”
WE DECLARE THERE SHALL BE NO SUPREME COURT PACKING! ALL ATTEMPTS TO DO SO SHALL FAIL!!!
And we shall! Through the blood of the Lamb, the victory of the Cross, and the name of the Creator and Lord of the earth – Jesus – we shall overcome and expel the serpent.
“And they overcame him because of the blood of the Lamb and because of the word of their testimony” (Revelation 12:11).
Father, our ignorance of satan and his schemes has been very costly. He has certainly taken advantage of us and gained the bigger portion of America. He has outmaneuvered the church and disempowered unbelievers. It looks as though a generation has been lost.
Yet, You are the God of resurrection power. You are the God of grace and the Giver of mercy. Your mercy triumphs over judgment, and over the serpent. You love to redeem and restore. You’re the Great Physician, the Giver and Sustainer of life, the Friend of sinners and Lover of humankind. And You are the Savior of America!
So, we boldly ask Your appearance. Come with strength and power, come like a rushing mighty wind, come like the rain, flow like a river. Come to the poor and the rich, to black and white and yellow and brown, to the city and the country, to the young and the old. Come and heal this nation of the serpent’s bite. Free us from his deception and blindness, his lust and perversions, his hatred and murder.
Come to this nation – come quickly with a mighty flood of Your grace, a hurricane-force-like wind of revival. We thank You for this great awakening of Your people. We take up the Keys of the Kingdom to bind and lock up the evil strongholds and loosen Your mighty Spirit and warrior angels to fight in the heavenlies to bring down the strongholds.
We claim back America! We claim back this generation!
We claim back our children.
We rebuke abortion and immorality, and pray for holiness and righteousness in our nation. We rebuke fraud and deception, and call forth truth and justice in our leaders.
We ask for a cleansing from corruption in the highest court of our nation. Exposure and remove wicked and evil judges and government representatives who are traitors to America’s founding principles and elevate righteous servants in those positions.
Open our eyes to be vigilant watchmen, who continually pray for our nation.
In Jesus’ name, we pray…Amen!
We decree: The serpent has bruised America’s heel; but through the victory of Calvary, we are crushing his head! The Supreme Court shall not be packed, and it’s present members shall repent, turn from their wicked ways and embrace Your truth and righteousness. All plans to pack the court are crushed and those who sought to do this evil, their government careers are over, they are removed from office in disgrace and held accountable for their treasonous actions.
We decree this in Jesus’ mighty name.
See Dutch Sheets 2/21/21 https://www.givehim15.com/prayer-1
Every agenda, assignment, manipulation, communication and control of satan against our justice system by destroyed in the name of Jesus. Amen.