PFAW Statement on Mitch McConnell’s Decision to End Senate Term without Acting on Nominees
In response to the Senate’s decision to end work for the year without addressing the backlog of judicial nominees waiting for action, People For the American Way Executive Vice President Marge Baker released the following statement: “...
Edit Memo: Why Jeff Sessions is the Wrong Choice to be the “People’s Lawyer” – the Attorney General of the United States
To: Interested Parties From: Elliot Mincberg, Senior Fellow, People For the American Way Date: December 8, 2016 Re: Why Jeff Sessions is the Wrong Choice to be the “People’s Lawyer” – the Attorney General of the United...
The GOP's Planned Sabotage of the Supreme Court
Congress set nine as the number of seats on the Supreme Court. The GOP can't just unilaterally change number that through obstruction.
SCOTUS Schedule Speaks a Thousand Words
The Supreme Court clearly can't proceed with certain cases it accepted before the current vacancy opened until the Senate fills that vacancy.
Maricopa County Will Address Long Lines At The Polls
Last Thursday, voting rights advocates that subsequently filed suit reached an agreement with Maricopa County, signing off on an official Wait Time Reduction Plan.
Trump or Clinton Will Be Our President for Four Years, but the Supreme Court Justices They Pick Serve For Life
Please share this video: Additional resources on the Supreme Court and the 2016 election: A Critical Topic At Wednesday’s Debate: The Supreme Court The last presidential...
What Was Missing From the Debate: Even More Reasons the Supreme Court Is a Crucial Election Issue
This piece originally appeared on the Huffington Post. In last night’s presidential debate, the candidates discussed several important issues where their choices for the Supreme Court will be critical for Americans’ rights. Whether...
People For the American Way Releases Digital Video Spotlighting Supreme Court as Central Issue in 2016 Presidential Election
Today, People For the American Way (PFAW) released a digital video spotlighting the Supreme Court as a central issue in the 2016 presidential election. The video, which will be promoted on social media to PFAW members and millennial voters, lays out...
Trump Wants Another Scalia on the Supreme Court, Which Would Eviscerate LGBT Equality
Scalia's venomous, paranoid, divisive, & contemptuous dissents about LGBT equality were at times the judicial equivalent of a Trump campaign rally.
Demonstrators Send McCain Message That He Was "Too Little, Too Late" In Denouncing Trump
People For the American Way joined Planned Parenthood, ProgressNow, and other Arizona activists to send a clear message to Senator McCain: he jumped the Trump ship too little, too late.