Home Invites Members Groups Events Careers Videos News Photos Blogs Polls Singles Forums Chat
Home > Blogs > Post Content

BAZELON LAW CENTER STATEMENT ON NOMINATION OF JUDGE KAVANAUGH TO U.S. SUPREME COURT! (721 hits)


For Immediate Release From Bazelon Law Center!

Statement on the Nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court of the United States.


We are at a turning point for civil rights in America. President Trump has announced that he will nominate Judge Brett Kavanaugh to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court. The importance of the upcoming fight over Judge Kavanaugh's confirmation is clear: a single decision by the Supreme Court can have drastic implications for the lives of people with disabilities. Everything will be at risk, from the protections of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), including Olmstead v. L.C. (in which the Court held that needlessly institutionalizing people with disabilities is a form of discrimination under the ADA), to the protections of the Affordable Care Act (in National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius, the Court upheld the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate).

We are extremely concerned that if the Senate confirms any jurist who has not demonstrated a strong and unwavering commitment to civil rights and liberties, it will signal a devastating blow to the rights of people with disabilities. This appointment will fundamentally realign the Court for decades to come. We already have concerns about Judge Kavanaugh's demonstrated hostility to civil rights and will carefully scrutinize his record, including decisions on the Affordable Care Act, the ADA, Medicaid, and other issues. Conservatives and liberals alike have long championed the rights of people with disabilities, but extreme nominees place our decades of progress at risk.

The Bazelon Center will fight to ensure that the Supreme Court is a forum where the rights and concerns of people with disabilities are taken seriously.

Click HERE!: http://campaign.r20.constantcontact.com/render?m=1102861738536&ca=7bc60a45-8ea3-4c27-8b72-6b56d72c7fba


Posted By: agnes levine
Tuesday, July 10th 2018 at 1:50PM
You can also click here to view all posts by this author...

Report obscenity | post comment
Share |
Please Login To Post Comments...
Email:
Password:

 
More From This Author
IT'S HERE! LOPnewsmag FEATURING COMMIT TO COMMUNITY, WOMEN IN COMMUNITY COLLEGE, NATION-AT-A-GLANCE DR. JUMAL
HOW TO BECOME CATHOLIC FROM MONSIGNOR FRANCIS G. McNAMEE OF CATHEDRAL OF CHRIST THE KING CATHOLIC CHURCH!
HOW BLACK HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATES "SPIRITUAL SHACKLES" AUTHOR, DR. OKEYO JUMAL
HOW LOP CELEBRATES BLACK HISTORY MONTH FEATURING RUBY BRIDGES AND U.S. MARSHALL ROBERT MOORE!
HOW FEBRUARY 3rd IS NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER FOR AFRICAN-AMERICAN FAMILIES!
HOW TO REGISTER AND ATTEND WARRIOR BRIDE SPIRITUAL WARFARE CONFERENCE!
HOW NEW BIRTH MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH PRESENTS SUPERBOWL ~ DR. JAMAL H. BRYANT, SENIOR PASTOR!
HOW BRANDING SUPERSTAR UNIVERSITY OFFERS BRANDING ACCELERATOR PROGRAM BY PAM PERRY, PR!
Forward This Blog Entry!
Blogs Home

(Advertise Here)
Who's Online
>> more | invite 
Black America Resources
100 Black Men of America
www.100blackmen.org

Black America's Political Action Committee (BAMPAC)
www.bampac.org

Black America Study
www.blackamericastudy.com

Black America Web
www.blackamericaweb.com

CNN Black In America Special
www.cnn.com/blackinamerica

NUL State of Black America Report
www.nul.org

Most Popular Bloggers
deacon ron gray has logged 168652 blog subscribers!
elynor moss has logged 106399 blog subscribers!
agnes levine has logged 59573 blog subscribers!
tanisha laverne grant has logged 56779 blog subscribers!
miisrael bride has logged 30160 blog subscribers!
>> more | add 
Latest Jobs
Tribal Working Group Specialist with National Conference of State Legislatures in Denver, CO.
Program Director - Health Program with National Conference of State Legislatures in Denver, CO.
Policy Specialist / Senior Policy Specialist with National Conference of State Legislatures in Denver, CO.
Associate Dean of Students for Inclusion and Belonging with Harvard University in Cambridge, MA.
Engineering Faculty - (ENG-19) with Oakton Community College in Des Plaines / Skokie, IL.
>> more | add