Petition statement to be delivered to Rep. Cris Dush (PA-66)

Stop Pennsylvania GOP's gerrymandering power grab!

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Stop Pennsylvania GOP's gerrymandering power grab!

To be delivered to Rep. Cris Dush (PA-66)

Petition Statement

Some Pennsylvania lawmakers are trying to impeach five of the state's Supreme Court justices in retaliation for striking down their partisan gerrymandering scheme.

Tell Rep. Cris Dush and his colleagues to stand down -- and to fully comply with the court's order to draw new maps and ensure fair representation for Pennsylvania voters!
There are currently 28,091 signatures. NEW goal - We need 30,000 signatures!

Petition Background

Last month, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court struck down the legislature's redistricting plan as an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander, and ordered that new maps be drawn for the 2018 elections.

But Republicans in the legislature, who deliberately drew state and congressional districts to box out Democrats and protect their own incumbents, aren’t taking no for an answer.

They've already unsuccessfully petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to let them keep their gerrymandered maps in place. Plus, the Senate President says he'll ignore parts of the ruling -- and he could be held in contempt of court if he follows through.

Now, it looks like some Republicans in the state legislature are fast-tracking an attempt to retaliate against the judges who ruled against their crooked maps. Rep. Cris Dush has introduced legislation that would impeach these five justices -- and we must speak out to stop him.

Impeaching these five judges would flagrantly violate the principle of separation of powers -- a cornerstone of American democracy. And their ongoing attempts to circumvent the court’s decision deny Pennsylvania voters their constitutional right to fairly select their representatives.

The only thing that can stop this brazen power grab is a massive, nationwide, public outcry. Please join us in condemning Rep. Dush, and any other lawmakers who go along with his scheme.

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