July 3, 2022

Sen. Ed Markey Echoes ‘Pack the Court’ Activists After Abortion Decision Leaks

Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) called for Congress to “expand” the Supreme Court on Monday, as activists chanted “pack the Court!” outside the building after a draft decision leaked that would overturn the Roe v. Wade (1973) decision on abortion. Court-packing refers to the idea of adding seats to the Supreme Court and immediately filling the vacancies…

Markey: Popularity of Packing Court Will Increase When It Strikes Down ‘Historic, Progressive Laws’

On Thursday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “All In,” Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA), who has introduced legislation to add four Supreme Court seats, predicted that there will be “a public cry for a change in the numbers of the Supreme Court so that they cannot continue their undermining, their destruction of historic, progressive laws that have been…

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