Reform the Supreme Court to Help Preserve the American Democracy

Photo credits: Tom de Boor, Association of Mature American Citizens, Ancient Sculpture Gallery et al

On June 27, the Supreme Court handed down a 5–4 ruling in Rucho v. Common Cause that harmed the American democracy by permitting virtually unrestricted gerrymandering at the state level.

Writing for the majority, Chief Justice John Roberts justified this action by explaining, “Partisan gerrymandering claims present political questions beyond the reach of…