“Democratic presidential contenders rolled out new gun control plans in the wake of two mass shootings earlier this month … Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, has diagnosed the problem as part of an “industrial-strength influence campaign” from conservative advocacy groups on the Republican-appointed justices of the Supreme Court — and is making the argument to the judges themselves. The New York lawmaker this week signed on to a friend-of-the-court brief in a high-profile Second Amendment case over now-defunct New York City laws and regulations, urging the justices to drop the matter … “
The Daily Caller offers more insight, “A Pro-Gun Ruling Will Inflame Court-Packing Push, Democratic Senator Warns Supreme Court“:
“… “The Supreme Court is not well. And the people know it. Perhaps the Court can heal itself before the public demands it be ‘restructured in order to reduce the influence of politics,’” [Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse] wrote, alluding to court-packing measures that have gained traction in progressive circles. “Particularly on the urgent issue of gun control, a nation desperately needs it to heal.” …”
I wonder how the left-leaning Justices will react to this sort of intimidation tactics.