Republican voters rallied to Donald Trump in order to defend the Supreme Court.
The right to life, the right to keep and bear arms and religious liberty are all at stake.
And a Supreme Court Justice could be about to change America with this one decision.
Rumors have been swirling that Justice Anthony Kennedy is set to retire.
Kennedy – who was appointed by Ronald Reagan – has been the swing Justice in a number of cases.
He has cast the deciding vote in cases that created a right to homosexual marriage and protected abortion.
But he’s also handed down conservative decisions protecting religious liberty and the Second Amendment.
During oral arguments of a partisan gerrymandering case, another Supreme Court Justice hinted Kennedy may be set to step down and floated a solution that would keep him on the bench for another year.
The Daily Caller reports:
“During oral arguments in a partisan gerrymandering case argued at the U.S. Supreme Court on March 28, Justice Stephen Breyer floated a rather odd proposal.
The case was the second political gerrymandering dispute the Court has heard this term. Both arguments yielded a strange outcome. Though a majority of the justices clearly find partisan mapmaking odious and unconstitutional, there are serious disagreements as to when and how judges should police politically-driven district maps.
A third controversy, arising from North Carolina, is currently pending.
Since there appears to be no solution appealing to at least five justices, Breyer wondered if the Court should rehear all three cases during its next term, which begins in October.
“What would you think of taking the three cases and setting them for reargument?” he asked Michael Kimberly, attorney for the plaintiffs.
The question, no doubt asked in good faith, may have served a second purpose — luring Justice Anthony Kennedy to remain on the bench for another year.”
If Kennedy retires, President Trump will certainly replace him with a staunch conservative.
Trump has come through 100% on his pledge to appoint conservative justices.
This terrifies the left.
Replacing Kennedy with another conservative could swing the court to a solid 5-4 majority and liberal priorities like abortion, racial preferences, and the transgender and homosexual agendas all become at risk.
But if Kennedy stays on for another year, it could block any chance of a conservative replacement.
That’s because the Democrats could win control of the Senate in November.
Chuck Schumer would launch a blockade of any Supreme Court nomination and either hold the seat open until the 2020 election or only confirm a partisan Democrat.
We will keep you up to date on any new developments in this case.