by Eric Lendrum
A group of far-left extremists published a list of addresses that they claimed belong to the six conservative Supreme Court justices, declaring their plans to target the homes and terrorize the justices over their apparent decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.
The Daily Caller reports that the group, “Ruth Sent Us,” published alleged home addresses for Chief Justice John Roberts, as well as Associate Justices Clarence Thomas, Samuel Alito, Neil Gorsuch, Brett Kavanaugh, and Amy Coney Barrett. The move came after the Monday leak of a draft opinion written by Alito that appears to completely overturn Roe, as well as the 1992 ruling in Planned Parenthood v. Casey, which would eliminate the nationwide legalization of abortion and return the matter back to the individual states to decide.
“ANNOUNCING: Walk-by Wednesday, May 11, 2022,” the group announced on its website. “At the homes of the six extremist justices, three in Virginia and three in Maryland. If you’d like to join or lead a peaceful protest, let us know.”
“Our 6-3 extremist Supreme Court routinely issues rulings that hurt women, racial minorities, LGBTQ+ and immigrant rights,” the group falsely claims. “We must rise up to force accountability using a diversity of tactics.”
The group, whose name is based on late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, declared that these actions would be done in Ginsburg’s memory, claiming that she “spent her entire life moving the needle towards justice for all.”
The leaked ruling, first reported by Politico, was confirmed as authentic by Chief Justice Roberts. Roberts condemned the leak, an unprecedented violation of the court’s confidentiality ahead of a landmark ruling, and ordered the Court Marshal to conduct an investigation into the source of the leak. Roberts also claimed that the draft does not represent a final decision on the case, and vowed that the leak would not impact the work of the court ahead of its expected final decision in June.
The draft appeared to indicate that a 5-4 majority would vote to overturn Roe and Casey, with Justices Alito, Thomas, Gorsuch, Kavanaugh, and Barrett in the majority, and Justices Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor, and Elena Kagan dissenting; the vote of Chief Justice Roberts remains unknown at this time.
Doxxing private addresses and subsequently protesting outside homes is a common tactic for the far-left, having been employed in recent years against such prominent figures as Fox News host Tucker Carlson, among others.
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Eric Lendrum graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he was the Secretary of the College Republicans and the founding chairman of the school’s Young Americans for Freedom chapter. He has interned for Young America’s Foundation, the Heritage Foundation, and the White House, and has worked for numerous campaigns including the 2018 re-election of Congressman Devin Nunes (CA-22). He is currently a co-host of The Right Take podcast.