The Democrats have been up in arms ever since the decision regarding Roe versus Wade was leaked a few months ago. Honestly, they’ve been pretty upset for quite a while before that as well. They protested every single nomination that President Trump made in which three conservative Supreme Court Justices were appointed during his time in the White House.

Now, Democrats are working hard and doing everything possible in order to try to regain some sort of control over the judicial branch of the government. A branch in which they should not be bothered and worried about control over. The purpose of the Supreme Court is to be a neutral party that only interprets the laws that are already in place. It shouldn’t matter if they’re conservative or liberal. If they’re doing their job properly then they’re going to rule based on current law whether we like it or not.

This was never a problem until the Democrats started not being able to get their way. However, this is something that we as conservatives have dealt with for a long time. And honestly, it’s a cycle. They’re going to be Democrats and they are going to be Republicans that appoint Supreme Court Justices.

A group of Democrats in the House, led by Georgia Rep. Hank Johnson, introduced the bill into the record Tuesday evening. The bill, titled the ‘‘Supreme Court Tenure Establishment and Retirement Modernization Act of 2022,” or TERM Act, would place term limits of 18 years on Supreme Court justices, and mandate that the President appoint a justice to the Court twice during each term.

The first section of the bill deals with the appointment of justices. The text states:

The President shall, during the first and third years after a year in which there is a Presidential election, nominate, and by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, appoint one justice of the Supreme Court.

The bill only allows Presidents to appoint Supreme Court justices according to these parameters.

Next, the bill establishes an 18-year term limit for Supreme Court Justices from the time they are commissioned to serve on the Court. The text states:

Each justice shall serve in regular active service for 18 years from the date of the justice’s commission, after which the justice shall be deemed to have retired from regular active service under section 371.

Furthermore, the bill would force all the justices sitting on the Court at the time of the bill’s passage to retire upon the appointment of a new justice, beginning with the longest-serving justice and continuing in order of duration of service.

Finally, the bill amends current law on the books regarding the number of justices. The bill stipulates that whenever the number of justices falls below the number established by law, “due to vacancy, disability, or disqualification,” the most-recently retired justice will serve as an associate justice until a replacement is appointed to the Court.

I do however think that it’s pretty shady that the liberal ones tend to try to wait until someone from their political party is in the White House so that they can have someone just as liberal get appointed.

The language is a bit confusing, but if I understand it correctly, a president MUST appoint a new justice in the first and third years following a presidential election and force those who have been there the longest out of their job. They need to do this for Congress, not the Supreme Court.

Sources:
Daily Wire

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  • Making a change like that to SCOTUS requires a Constitutional Amendment.
    …not that the marxists have ever worried about violating it before, mind you….

    • You stole my thunder. The law will be struck down by the Supreme Court immediately as being unconstitutional. AAs you said it takes a Constitutional Amendment to change the Supreme Court and the fact that the dimocrats don’t know that seriously questions their qualifications to be in the House and Senate.

      BTW even bringing up passing a law against the Supreme Court is Treasonous, “I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same;”

      • The fact is that it is currently a violation of the Constitution to allow anyone with a leftist ideology to be in any elected or appointed office. Theis nation was founded as a REPUBLICAN form of government, there is no place in that government for leftists.

    • You are correct but remember, the Dems have torn up the Constitution or when asked about it, just act stupid. Unfortuntely, many Americans are also ignorant about the Constitution. Civics as a course is passe.

    • Isn’t that the truth. I can see the law suits that would follow a bill like that. And guess who would vote on it??? Our current SCOTUS. These Demoratic idiots can’t think things through, can they?

  • The Demoncrats want to control the Supreme Court now, like they did in the past when a majority of the court was liberal. At that time, they did not adhere to our Constitution. They tried to change our laws to reflect what other countries law were.

  • The Marxist Democrats of America are of the mindset that the court system, specifically the Supreme Court, are in place solely for use as their very own exclusive Soviet politburo systems.

  • Johnson is the SAME IDIOT that once wondered if GUAM would TIP OVER several years ago. What an IDIOT and STUPID!!!

    That is what represents the DEMOCRATIC PARTY in Congress.

  • They just keep trying to change the law because they don’t get their way, and so they want to nominate Communist Democrats only that’ll side with them every single time no matter if it’s unlawful.

  • I agree 100%. Let’s put term limits on all elected officials. Seems fair if Demonrats want term limits for justices then it’s also good for them to be limited to say 18 years!!! And they only get there lifetime retirement if they are elected for ALL 18 years!!!

    • I think the limit should be two terms in any office. So if they want to be a career politician they need to keep working up the ladder. 2 terms on the school board, two terms on town council, two terms as mayor, two terms as state rep, two terms as state senator, two terms as governor, two terms as congressman, two terms as US senator, two terms as VP two terms as POTUS, then done. Not likely that they can keep moving up the line if they aren’t representing their constituents, unlike the heavily protected incumbents hiding onto their positions now

  • Supreme Court Justice Breyer announced his retirement. He currently is number two in line as far as tenure goes.

    So, this proposed bill is clearly designed specifically for SC Justice Thomas since he has been in tenure for the longest. No surprises there when one looks at who the Left has been screaming their collective mouths over.

    The SC Chief Justice’s tenure is next. But really he gets a pass because he’s in the Soros pocket!

    SC Justice Alito; Sotomayor; Kagan; Gorsuch; Kavanaugh and Coney-Barrett.

    So, with the way that the Marxist Democrats love to play their Shellgame/Three-card Monty routines, now we know what the older representatives were up to when they sent out the junior ones to be phoney arrested at that protest a week or so ago!

  • A term limit for the judiciary would seem to me to require an amendment to the Constitution first. Article III, Section 1 of the Constitution says that “….TheJudges, both of the supremevand inferior Courts, shall hold their Offices during good Behaviour….”

    • Exactly Richard but when did the Communist Democrats and Rinos ever went by the constitution? They’ll use the constitution only if it works in their favor, remember when they wanted to rid the U.S constitution and adopt the African constitution? Communist Democrats should never be voted into office, they are the most worthless scum on the planet.

  • The seditious socialist Democrats need to read Article 2, Section 2, Clause 2 and Article 3, Clause 1 of the Constitution. Then they’d find out their bill is patently unconstitutional, not that that would bother them.

    In addition, if the president were to sign such a bill, it’s be an impeachable offense.

  • What ever happened to the amendment process ? Leave it to socialist-marxist democrats to propose laws that circumvent the Constitution.

  • How about a bill to purge all the liberal Commie Democrats, Marxists, and Communists from the U.S. Sen. Joe, McCarthy must be turning over in his grave. With the right government, the government could offer a bounty on all Marxists, Communists, and liberal commie Democrats.

  • This is perhaps the most egregious assault on the Supreme Court to date! This is nothing more than a political attempt to gain control of SCOTUS to serve the leftists agenda! Crush it now! No democrat in office that had a hand in this should remain in office!

  • Hank Johnson, who is famous for thinking Guam might sink, should be the one to be retired. He lost any cognitive capacity long ago.

    • Ray, I’m with U. I have seen a lot of Gutter TRASH in my 75 Years on Earth. In the Senate , House and the White House to last me until I Depart the place . And Only GOD O’MIGHTY is gonna save Us from the Demo Demons in House , Senate and the White House. GOD BLESS AMERICA.

  • What they need is term limits on these politicians. If that were the case, we wouldn’t have Biden as POTUS. All the years in politics and he hasn’t done one noteworthy thing! He needed his political power to be able to get the kickbacks for himself and his family. SCOTUS is fine as it is. First, they try to add a couple more judges so they could elect the ones that favor the Left and now they want term limits to kick out the judges that they don’t like. We can see right through them Democrats.

  • Federal Marshals do your job arrest these Treasonous Traitor’s biden his entire administration congress all are the Enemies Within must be arrested immediately put in solitary confinement till trial one lawyer only to attend to their case all assets ceased security clearance revoked for natural life

  • OK.Then the SCOTUS will be purged of all Democrats/Communists and we start all over with a 100% new American SCOTUS ,all sane normal non Commies.

  • RvsW goes back to states…. let the States decide how many babies to kill….
    In California, can still abort 30 days after birth….seems way too brutal…
    Supreme court part of the “Congressional trilogy.”
    Would be States vote on Constitutional amendment .
    Even bringing up passing a law against the Supreme Court is Treasonous, “I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same;”
    Isn’t it amazing that our House of Rep congressmen ARE CLUELESS ?! Dont know the rules or Constitution. Don’t honor their oath !

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