quote:That's why it might be getter to go ahead and do this with the current court. Aside from Ginsburg leaving, anyone else that gets replaced would almost assuredly be replaced by a more liberal person.
Then we'd better pray for the health of 5 SC justices.
It is clear that we will need bipartisan support in order to take floor votes on gun safety and marriage equality this week. We will take some time to work on these important issues to advance them in the near future.
The executive committee has been delayed, but we still intend to hold a hearing on marriage equality shortly.
This might actually be a good thing. Pass it in Illinois, let the test case be fought there, bump it on up to the Supreme Court and they strike it down as unconstitutional and we can quit hearing about it.