It’s become routine, really. You wake up with an emptiness in your stomach akin to despair. Grabbing your phone, you scroll through each news alert while what's left of your Obama-era hope drains away, and the world looks more and more like a dystopian novel. And, as of Anthony Kennedy's retirement, this horror story now includes Donald Trump appointing not one but two Supreme Court justices.
If Trump gets the pick of his choice, the most powerful judiciary body in the U.S. may very well overturn abortion rights, LGBTQ rights, and voting rights, and leave a lasting conservative stamp on our nation's history. Trump is reportedly choosing between four judges: Raymond Kethledge, Brett Kavanaugh, Amy Coney Barrett, and Thomas Hardiman. Read more...More about Donald Trump, Social Good, Politics, and Activism