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Soros Campaign to Reshape the Courts

$45 Million
HOW SOROS IS FUNDING THE
CAMPAIGN TO RESHAPE THE COURTS

From American Justice Partnership

Over the past 10 years, a highly-coordinated, well-funded campaign has been underway to fundamentally alter the composition of America’s state courts. The campaign’s goal: exclude conservative, rule-of-law judges from the bench. This campaign has been bankrolled by George Soros…

This multi-million dollar campaign to reshape our courts encompasses efforts to revise state constitutions, rewrite judicial recusal rules, abolish democratic judicial elections, and impose a judicial selection system that will transfer power from the people to a small, unelected and unaccountable commission comprised primarily of legal elites, typically representing powerful special interest groups, such as state trial lawyers associations.

We cannot take this lying down. Your right to vote is at stake.

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Dan Pero: OSI’s $45 million (and counting) judiciary campaign is run by another Soros-grantee organization, called Justice at Stake. Other groups supping at the Soros trough include the People for the American Way Foundation ($2.1 million in funding), the American Bar Association Fund for Justice and Education ($2.2 million) and the League of Women Voters Education Fund ($1.7 million). Even Planned Parenthood gets in on the act.

Source: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2010/sep/10/george-soros-vs-judicial-elections/?page=1

To read full report:  http://www.americanjusticepartnership.com/hijacked.php

COVERAGE:

 The Washington Examiner: November 14, 2010

Mark Hemingway: Soros Uses His Billions To Undermine Democracy

Fox News: November 2, 2010

Glenn Beck: Time To Decide

The Wall Street Journal: October 29, 2010

Sandra Day O’ Connor v. the People

The Wall Street Journal: October 22, 2010

Soros Bets On Nevada

NationalJournal.com: October 4, 2010

The Perils of Big Money in Judicial Elections

CBN News: September 23, 2010

Video: Could Movement Stop Voters From Electing Judges?

The New York Times: September 16, 2010

Letter: Selecting Judges

Park Rapids Enterprise: September 15, 2010

Letter: Northwest Minnesota T.E.A. Party Rally

For What It’s Worth Blog: September 14, 2010

More on merit selection vs. judicial election

The Michigan View: September 14, 2010

Billionaire Soros’ campaign to kill judicial elections

American Thinker: September 11, 2010

Soros’ latest gambit

The Washington Times: September 11, 2010

PERO: George Soros vs. judicial elections: Stripping people of power, giving lawyers control of courts

The Washington Post: September 11, 2010

Group draws ideological line in debate over judicial elections

The American Culture: September 10, 2010

Is a Wealthy “Dr. Strangelove” Fundamentally Transforming America’s Judiciary?

World Net Daily: September 10, 2010

Soros spent millions to ‘undermine’ judiciary: Campaign sought ‘commissions’ that avoided public input on candidates for judgeships.

The Blog of Legal Times: September 10, 2010

Ousted Michigan Jurist Stands by Election System

Michelle Malkin Blog: September 9, 2010

Soros Watch: $45 million to sabotage America’s judiciary

Point of Law: September 9, 2010

The Assault on the Elected Judiciary

Press Release: September 9, 2010:

New study revealing the silent movement to reshape America’s courts launched at the Heritage Foundation.

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