Civics 101, Friends of the Earth:

The SCOTUS is not there to uphold your priorities, or anyone else’s priorities. It is there to uphold the law, as it exists.

If the law, as it exists, is unsatisfactory to you, then you work with the Congress, whose job it is (although they are admittedly often too cowardly to do said job).

If you cannot find sufficient support in Congress to get the law changed in a way which is satisfactory to you, then you do the hard work locally to get lawmakers elected who WILL support changes to laws satisfactory to you.

What you *don’t* do is what you are doing: advocating for authoritarian rule by Nine Unelected People in Robes.

Class dismissed.

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Data Driven Econophile. Muslim, USA born. Been “woke” 2x: 1st, when I realized the world isn’t fair; 2nd, when I realized the “woke” people are full of shit.

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