Biden Court-Packing Could End Our Second Amendment

Biden Court-Packing Could End Our Second Amendment

Let’s start with a definition, as a curious number of politicians on the left are now pretending the phrase “court packing” refers to a president filling a vacant seat in an election year. Dictionary.com puts it this way : “court packing: an unsuccessful attempt by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1937 to appoint up to six additional justices to the Supreme Court, which had invalidated a number of his New Deal laws.” “Court packing” is clearly about increasing the number of U.S Supreme Court justices in an attempt to advance a particular political agenda. And that is what is being threatened. With the confirmation hearings for Judge Amy Coney Barrett—President Trump’s nominee to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court that opened with the passing of Ruth Bader Ginsburg–now under way in the U.S. Senate, some on the left have been calling for Joe Biden, if he does win the presidency, to do what FDR couldn’t. They want him to pack the U.S. Supreme Court with four or more new, and likely anti-Second Amendment, justices. This way, even if Judge Barrett becomes Justice Barrett, her stated belief that a judge should not legislate from the bench would be nullified should Biden pack the court with jurists who feel the opposite. This would turn the U.S. Supreme Court into a super legislature of men and women with lifetime appointments. A Biden court-packing scheme would be an America-altering progressive power grab. A power grab that Biden and his running mate, Sen. […]

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