Press Release: As Potential Court Showdown on Abortion Looms, Demand Justice Urges Nadler to Seek Documents that May Reveal Kavanaugh’s Bias Against Roe

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 24, 2019 CONTACT: press@demandjustice.org AS POTENTIAL COURT SHOWDOWN ON ABORTION LOOMS, DEMAND JUSTICE URGES NADLER TO SEEK DOCUMENTS THAT MAY REVEAL KAVANAUGH’S BIAS AGAINST ROE New Report from Demand Justice Highlights the Potential Significance of Documents from Kavanaugh’s Tenure as Staff Secretary in the Bush White House WASHINGTON, DC—On Friday, Demand Justice urged House […]

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Press Release: Demand Justice Statement on Supreme Court’s Republican Justices Overturning 40-Year-Old Precedent

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 13, 2019 CONTACT: press@demandjustice.org DEMAND JUSTICE STATEMENT ON SUPREME COURT’S REPUBLICAN JUSTICES OVERTURNING 40-YEAR-OLD PRECEDENT WASHINGTON, DC––Brian Fallon, Executive Director of Demand Justice, released the following statement Monday after the Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision along partisan lines, overturned a 40-year-old precedent in the case of Nevada v. Hall: “The Republican justices’ disregard […]

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Press Release: Demand Justice Statement Regarding Senator Gillibrand’s Pledge to Only Appoint Judges Who Will Uphold Roe

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 7, 2019 CONTACT: press@demandjustice.org DEMAND JUSTICE STATEMENT REGARDING SENATOR GILLIBRAND’S PLEDGE TO ONLY APPOINT JUDGES WHO WILL UPHOLD ROE WASHINGTON, DC––Demand Justice Executive Director Brian Fallon released the following statement Tuesday in response to Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s announcement that she will only appoint judges who commit to upholding Roe v. Wade: “It should not be […]

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Press Release: Demand Justice to Air TV Ad in New Hampshire Blasting Michael Bennet for Voting for 67% of Trump Judges

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 7, 2019 CONTACT: press@demandjustice.org DEMAND JUSTICE TO AIR TV AD IN NEW HAMPSHIRE BLASTING MICHAEL BENNET FOR VOTING FOR 67% OF TRUMP JUDGES Ad Follows Bennet’s Criticism of Democrats for Fighting Back Against GOP’s Court Packing WASHINGTON, DC—Demand Justice released a new television and digital ad in New Hampshire Tuesday criticizing Colorado Senator Michael Bennet […]

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NBC: Progressive group launches ads hitting Michael Bennet on judicial nominations

WASHINGTON — Demand Justice, a progressive group fighting President Donald Trump’s judicial nominations, is elevating its battle with Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., over the issue with a new spate of advertisements targeting Bennet’s presidential bid.  The group has been a regular critic of Bennet’s, giving him an ‘F’ grade on its scorecard ranking lawmakers’ “willingness […]

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Chicago Tribune: Kirsten Gillibrand has a litmus test for Supreme Court justices she’d appoint as president. They must back Roe v. Wade.

Kirsten Gillibrand is promising that, if elected president, she’ll only appoint Supreme Court justices who will support the Roe v. Wade decision, imposing a key legal litmus test that’s consistent with most Democrats’ values but which White House contenders don’t usually express so openly. The Democratic senator from New York writes in a Tuesday Medium post that […]

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Press Release: Demand Justice Response to Michael Bennet’s Criticism of Harry Reid’s Past Handling of Judges

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 5, 2019 CONTACT: press@demandjustice.org DEMAND JUSTICE RESPONSE TO MICHAEL BENNET’S CRITICISM OF HARRY REID’S PAST HANDLING OF JUDGES   Bennet Was Asked on NBC’s ‘Meet the Press’ About his ‘F’ Grade in Demand Justice’s Report Card WASHINGTON, DC—Demand Justice Executive Director Brian Fallon released the following statement Sunday after Colorado Senator Michael Bennet, in an […]

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The Hill: Hirono electrifies left as Trump antagonist

In a chamber packed with loud personalities, Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) is not the obvious pick to be a pillar of resistance to the Trump administration. She’s not running for president. She’s petite, generally unassuming and for years had a reputation among reporters for refusing to talk in the Capitol. She is, in the words of […]

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The Hill: Senate confirms Trump’s 100th judicial nominee

Senate Republicans this week confirmed President Trump‘s 100th judicial nominee. The milestone marks the latest victory for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), who views the courts as the party’s best shot at having a long-term impact on the direction of the country and who has made confirming Trump’s picks a top priority. …Demand Justice, a progressive outside […]

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