On May 2nd, Politico published a leaked draft of a Supreme Court decision, authored by Justice Samuel Alito, on the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization case, originating out of the state of Mississippi.
The draft showed that the court could strike down the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion, following a February vote by the Justices.
The pro-abortion mob immediately dispatched protesters to the homes of the 6 conservative justices on the court, in violation of federal law.
On Wednesday, a small group of protesters gathered outside of Barrett’s home in Virginia. The demonstrators were dressed as characters from “The Handmaid’s Tale.”
According to the Daily Signal, just seven protesters showed up. They demonstrated outside of Barrett’s residence for just 10 minutes, the news outlet said, before they departed the Falls Church, Virginia, neighborhood.
“It’s none of their business, why are they are here?” said a neighbor who spoke to a reporter. He also affirmed that it was “inappropriate” to protest outside Barrett’s home.
“They have the right to protest but not in front of someone’s house. They live here— this is where she lives,” he added. “They shouldn’t be doing this.”
The man then offered the protesters unsolicited advice. “Go home and get a family,”
The First Amendment affords citizens extensive free speech rights however protesting outside the personal homes of those involved in legal cases, in an apparent attempt to pressure them into acquiescing to your demands has been determined by the courts to not be protected speech.
Specifically, federal law 18 U.S.C. §1507 — part of a chapter on obstruction of justice — appears to outlaw exactly what pro-abortion protesters have been doing. Read more