Get ready to fight for your rights (abortion, immigration, healthcare) like you’ve never had to!
Justice Anthony M. Kennedy announced Wednesday that he is retiring from the Supreme Court, a move that gives President Trump the chance to replace the court’s pivotal justice and dramatically shift the court to the right, setting up a bitter partisan showdown on Kennedy’s successor.
Given Trump’s judicial appointments – already appointing judges at a record rate! – and now his second (!) Supreme Court appointment, and possibly a third to come, he could go down as one of the most influential/consequential presidents in modern U.S. history. That is scary as hell.