Brett Wilkins writes for Common Dreams:

In the wake of a threat by U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell to block any potential Supreme Court nominee proffered by President Joe Biden in 2024 should the Kentucky Republican become majority leader after the midterm elections, more than a dozen progressive advocacy groups joined a growing number of Democratic lawmakers Tuesday urging Justice Stephen Breyer to retire.

On Tuesday afternoon, 13 advocacy groups—Battle Born Collective, Black Lives Matter, Common Defense, Demand Justice, Justice Democrats, People’s Parity Project, Sunrise Movement, Take Back the Court Action Fund, Ultraviolet, We Testify, Women’s March, and the Working Families Party—published a joint statement imploring Breyer to step down for democracy’s sake.

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