NC governor slams 'independent legislature theory' as 'Donald Trump formula'

12/9/2022 3:30:00 PM

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper on elections case before the Supreme Court: ' This independent legislature theory uses the Donald Trump formula. If you don't like the result, just rip off the piece of the Constitution that you don't like.'

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper on elections case before the Supreme Court: ' This independent legislature theory uses the Donald Trump formula. If you don't like the result, just rip off the piece of the Constitution that you don't like.'

On Wednesday, conservative Supreme Court Justices Samuel Alito, Neil Gorsuch and Clarence Thomas seemed sympathetic to upending more than 230 years of precedent. The case before them, Moore v. Harper, hinges on a made-up doctrine called the 'independent state legislature' theory, which argues that the federal Constitution gives state legislatures unchecked authority over federal elections in their state. Democratic governor Roy Cooper of North Carolina, whose GOP state legislature is behind this shocking case, joins Joy Reid to discuss.

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Gretchen Whitmer: This is an exciting time to give power back to the people 08:16 07:52 Share this - copied On Wednesday, conservative Supreme Court Justices Samuel Alito, Neil Gorsuch and Clarence Thomas seemed sympathetic to upending more than 230 years of precedent.e..The case before them, Moore v.Harper, hinges on a made-up doctrine called the "independent state legislature" theory, which argues that the federal Constitution gives state legislatures unchecked authority over federal elections in their state.” As the Supreme Court itself has often said in its own opinions, it is a “court of review, not first view.Democratic governor Roy Cooper of North Carolina, whose GOP state legislature is behind this shocking case, joins Joy Reid to discuss.Dec.But in keeping with tradition, it used this authority sparingly.

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Like Pelosi Did? Democrats are killing the Constitution every day. Once again it is all about Trump....and based on lies too Why does your network or the other MSM report about the shadow banning that went on on this and other big tech websites isn’t very good at this attempt at reporting news stuff lol just embarrassing they are a laughing stock.

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Supreme Court weighs GOP bid to give state lawmakers free rein over election rulesThe Supreme Court will hear a major election law case that began with North Carolina Republicans drawing a highly partisan redistricting map and could end with politicians winning unchecked power over federal elections. Their religious beliefs will tell them the GOP must rule. Republicans are simply the enemies of democracy in the USA. Packed the court with people who perjured themselves, no rule of law. That’s why the conservatives on the court are doing it tho. That’s the entire purpose. They’re pro-coup.

The Debunked 'Independent State Legislature Theory' Is on the Supreme Court Docket—With Potentially Disastrous ConsequencesIn Moore v. Harper, being argued at the Supreme Court on Thursday, the justices will decide whether the North Carolina Supreme Court has the power to strike down the legislature’s illegally gerrymandered congressional map for violating the North Carolina Constitution.What's the case all about? Why did the Court take it in the first place? And what is the dubious 'independent state legislature theory'?

Supreme Court grapples with ‘independent state legislature’ theory in blockbuster caseThe Supreme Court is grappling today with a case that could allow state legislatures to bypass courts on election rules. John Roberts, Brett Kavanaugh and Amy Coney Barrett are the key justices to watch. FedSoc sure go their moneys worth with RadicalReligiousRightSCOTUS. How do we protect our constitutional democracy from them? I’m much more concerned about this. In other words the FederalistSociety SCOTUS minions are the ones to watch given that they were bought and paid for by the oligarchs behind the FS.