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Get the latest news about the campaign, which U.S. Senators are standing up to Trump’s Agenda, and find out just how dangerous Neil Gorsuch is for every day Americans.

March 22, 2017

Fishing for Answers: Republican Senators Cast Softball Questions in Gorsuch Hearings

Examining a nominee for a lifetime seat on the United States Supreme Court is one of the Senate’s highest responsibilities. But while Americans across the country are eager to know where Neil Gorsuch stands on fundamental rights, Republican Senators questioned the nominee about his hobbies, like his favorite fishing spots and his preference for skiing. Watch some of […]

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March 21, 2017

Liberal Groups Increase Pressure Over Gorsuch Nomination

As Neil Gorsuch faces a grilling in the Senate Judiciary Committee later Tuesday, liberal groups mobilizing against him are accelerating the pressure against Democratic senators with a new digital ad campaign urging them to filibuster the Supreme Court nominee. The People’s Defense, a coalition of more than a dozen progressive organizations, is launching the six-figure […]

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March 20, 2017

ABC News: Progressive groups demand a filibuster against Trump’s Supreme Court pick

Progressive organizations are ramping up their campaign against Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch and explicitly calling on Senate Democrats to do more to oppose his confirmation to the nation’s highest court. Monday, leading organizations on the left, including MoveOn, UltraViolet, DailyKos, NARAL Pro-Choice America and others sent an email to their millions of members asking […]

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March 16, 2017

Daily Kos: That Time Neil Gorsuch Said it Was Okay for Bush and Cheney to Torture People

So much for a Supreme Court justice who would be a check on an overreaching, lawless, unitary executive. Let’s go back to the really bad old days of the Bush/Cheney regime and that hallmark of it: torture. Neil Gorsuch, popular vote loser Donald Trump’s nominee to sit on the high court, was a top Justice […]

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March 14, 2017

Press Advisory: Sens. Warren, Merkley, Markey To Join Nation’s Largest Grassroots Groups To Oppose Gorsuch Nomination

For Immediate Release: March 14, 2017 Contact: media@prochoiceamerica.org **Photo opportunity available of over 100 Americans walking from Supreme Court to the U.S. Senate to deliver nearly one million petitions to stop Neil Gorsuch** TOMORROW: Sens. Warren, Merkley, Markey To Join Nation’s Largest Grassroots Groups To Oppose Gorsuch Nomination The People’s Defense, a Coalition Including NARAL, […]

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March 14, 2017

POLITICO: Liberals hit Democrats on Gorsuch after POLITICO story

Liberal groups are firing off yet another warning to Senate Democrats in the heated battle over Neil Gorsuch, urging the senators to ramp up their fight against President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee ahead of the confirmation hearings next week. In response to a POLITICO story Tuesday detailing the caucus’ struggles to coalesce around a […]

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March 14, 2017

NYMag: This Is How Neil Gorsuch Thinks

“A trucker was stranded on the side of the road, late at night, in cold weather, and his trailer brakes were stuck,” wrote appeals court judge Neil Gorsuch, last August, in a dissenting opinion that is apt to come up at his confirmation hearings next week for the open seat on the U.S. Supreme Court. […]

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March 14, 2017

POLITICO: Abortion rights groups press Democrats to block Gorsuch

A broad coalition of abortion-rights groups will call on senators to oppose Neil Gorsuch at all costs in an effort to stoke liberal opposition to the Supreme Court nominee just days before his consequential confirmation hearings. Warning that Gorsuch would “put reproductive freedom in danger,” more than 50 groups have signed onto a letter meant […]

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March 9, 2017

Huffington Post: Democrats Who Support Neil Gorsuch Will Pay A Price, Progressive Groups Warn

The grassroots resistance to President Donald Trump has targeted many things: His apparent disregard for ethics and the rule of law. His Cabinet appointments. His campaign’s reported contacts with Russia. His pledge to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. His executive orders targeting immigrants and minorities. But one area where the opposition is still […]

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March 9, 2017

Nation’s Largest Grassroots Groups Join Together for “The People’s Defense”

Groups represent tens of millions of Americans. “Nothing less than the independence of our nation’s highest court is at stake in this fight” Today, the largest grassroots groups in the country joined together to launch “The People’s Defense” — a massive grassroots campaign with actions planned in all 50 states to defeat Judge Neil Gorsuch’s […]

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March 8, 2017

New York Times: Activists Urge Democrats to step up resistance

WASHINGTON — With the Supreme Court confirmation hearing of Neil M. Gorsuch less than two weeks away, liberal activists are alarmed not only at the prospect of his lifetime appointment to the court, but at what they see as muted opposition from Senate Democrats. READ MORE

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March 7, 2017

Forbes: Why Millenials Should Be Worried About Supreme Court Nominee

“I want to like Gorsuch, but despite his superb credentials and elegant manner, he’s an originalist. Meaning he interprets the constitution through the lens and context of when it was written in 1789. It sounds quaint and intellectually stimulating on paper, but in practice, for those who are not property owning white men, it is […]

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