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The U.S. Supreme Court Justices have got our central nervous systems in a flux over the last few months with their recent surprise decisions.

One major Win for Democracy was concerning elections:

“The U.S. Supreme Court rejected North Carolina Republican legislators’ argument that the state courts cannot review laws legislatures pass governing federal elections. In a 6-3 opinion, the nation’s high court rejected Republicans’ argument, known as the independent state legislature theory. Some surprises and some not. While Justice Brett Kavanaugh wrote a concurring opinion, Justices Clarence Thomas, Neil Gorsuch and Sam Alito dissented.

“Today, the U.S. Supreme Court made clear that state courts and state constitutions should serve as a critical check against abuses of power by legislators, Bob Phillips, Common Cause North Carolina executive director, said. “Now, we must ensure our state courts fulfill their duty to protect our freedoms against attacks by extremist politicians.” (-Michigan Advance)”

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