The Texas lawsuit in the Supreme Court is huge - video

Article author: 
Andrea Widburg
Article publisher: 
American Thinker
Article date: 
December 9, 2020
Article category: 
National News
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On Tuesday, the State of Texas filed a lawsuit in the Supreme Court against Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin. The suit alleged that, because these states conducted elections that violated their own laws, they tainted the integrity of the vote, something that damaged not only their own citizens but also the citizens in other states. Because this is an intelligent, powerful case, it’s no surprise that eight other states have already joined the litigation...

Disenfranchisement occurs when people are deprived of the right to vote. No one was deprived here. What Trump is doing, with his request that every legal vote count, is asking that courts invalidate illegal votes. You cannot disenfranchise an illegal voter, whether that “voter” is dead, a computer algorithm, or a form filled out in a Chinese print shop....

The Texas lawsuit argues that the four defendant states changed their mail-in voting rules without going through the constitutional, legislative process. By doing so, they assured illegal mail-in votes, meaning all votes under the new “rules” were illegal from the get-go. These invalid votes override the will of those who legitimately cast votes, tainting the national election....

Because this is a suit between two states, the Supreme Court has original jurisdiction. It’s also a factually pure case, that does not require looking at the reams of evidence demonstrating fraud.
 
If you want a good overview about why the case is really huge, Jay Sekulow, one of America’s most brilliant constitutional lawyers, and his team at the American Center for Law and Justice explain both the procedure and the substance: