Roy Exum: This Is Not Legal

Wednesday, May 11, 2022 - by Roy Exum
Roy Exum
Roy Exum

There is a particular paragraph in the US Code that reads, [18 U.S, Code 1507]: "Whoever with the intent of interfering with, obstructing or impeding the administration of justice, or with the intent of influencing any judge, juror, witness or court officer in the discharge of his duty, pickets or parades in or near a building, housing a court of the United States or in or near a building or residence occupied or used by such judge, juror, witness or court officer, or with such intent, uses any sound truck or similar device or resorts to any other demonstration in or near any such building or residence shall be fined or imprisoned."

On Monday night about 100 “pro choice” protesters marched and chanted their way to Supreme Court Justice Samuel A.

Alito’s house in Alexandria, Va., where there was a heavy police presence waiting. There were no arrests but there should have been, as raucous yelling, public profanity over megaphones resembled what was more of an unruly mob.

The protesters disrupted Mother’s Day services at a number of Catholic churches, the 10 a.m. Mass at a Los Angeles Catholic Cathedral interrupted by a large group that included some women wearing red dresses inspired by Margaret Atwood’s book, “The Handmaid’s Tale.” Elsewhere there were all manner of signs, the most notable reading “Ruth Sent Us,” referring to the late liberal court justice Ruth Ginsburg.

Today in Washington is “Walk By Wednesday,” according to maps that show where the court justices live. The White House has defended the “fundamental right” to peacefully protest but decries the art of intimidation which brings you back to the U.S. Code.

Of course, the whole uproar was triggered like a prairie fire when a scholarly paper critical of Roe V. Wade from Justice Alito’s chambers was leaked to Politico a week ago. A decision by the court will not be announced until June but with six Catholics on the High Court and a majority of conservatives, it is believed the Mississippi case will be overturned.

“The “extreme Justices” that are being targeted by the liberal pro-abortion groups are Chief Justice John Roberts and Associate Justices Samuel Alito, Amy Coney Barrett, Brett Kavanaugh, Neal Gorsuch, and Clarence Thomas.

“For 21,000 years the Catholic Church has been an institution for the enslavement of women,” one video shouts and activist groups such as “Rise Up 4 Abortion Rights,” “Pro Choice with Heart,” “Shut Down DC,” and “Strike for Choice” are planning for more protests this Sunday. Several Catholic parishes have announced heightened security.

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SOME NOTABLE VIDEOS

* -- After leaked SCOTUS opinion, dozens protest outside homes of Justices Brett Kavanaugh, John Roberts CLICK HERE.

* -- Protesting in front of SCOTUS justices' homes a crime CLICK HERE.

* -- Jen Psaki’s ‘shocking’ refusal to condemn abortion riots. CLICK HERE.

* -- Liberal media bashes Republican women CLICK HERE.

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