Demand recusal of Justices Alito and Thomas on January 6th cases.
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Demand recusal of Justices Alito and Thomas on January 6th cases.

To: Justices Court

From: A verified voter in Broomfield, CO

May 27

In light of the disturbing revelations about Justices Alito and Thomas's conduct surrounding the January 6th insurrection, it is imperative that they recuse themselves from any cases relating to that event brought before the Supreme Court. The American people deserve to have full confidence that the nation's highest court is rendering impartial rulings free from conflicts of interest or bias. Justice Alito's household flying an upside-down American flag in the aftermath of January 6th, a symbol associated with the insurrectionists, raises serious concerns about his ability to be a neutral arbiter on matters involving that day. Additionally, Justice Thomas's wife Ginni's active involvement in efforts to overturn the 2020 election results casts a cloud over his participation in such cases. Failure for them to recuse compromises the integrity of the judicial process and undermines public trust in the Supreme Court as an institution. Impartial justice demands that Justices remove themselves from ruling on matters where there is a legitimate question about their objectivity. Allowing Alito and Thomas to participate in January 6th cases would irreparably damage the Court's credibility and the foundational principle that no person is above the law. Their recusal is essential to upholding the rule of law and preserving faith in the judicial system.

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