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After Threats To His Life Justice Alito Cancels Public Appearance

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After some liberals became enraged, and even threatened the Supreme Court Justices who, in a leaked draft, made a preliminary vote to end Roe V Wade, Justice Samuel Alito, the author of the opinion, has canceled an appearance he had scheduled.

The Court did not give a reason for the cancelation but it comes after a liberal group have vowed to protest outside of the homes of the conservative Justices, Reuters reported.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito has canceled an appearance at a judicial conference set to begin on Thursday after a draft decision he wrote indicating the high court would overturn its landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that guaranteed the right to abortion nationwide was leaked.

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Alito had been set to appear at the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals’ judicial conference, a gathering of judges from the New Orleans-based federal appeals court and the district courts of Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas, a person familiar with the matter said.

But he has since canceled, the person said, and Patricia McCabe, a spokesperson for the Supreme Court, on Wednesday said he was not attending. The spokesperson gave no reason for why Alito, who is the justice assigned to hear emergency appeals from the 5th Circuit, was not going.

One example of a tweet that could have been interpreted as a threat came from a former journalist in the United Kingdom.

“Interesting real life trolley problem in America now,” Simon Gwynn said in a tweet that has since been deleted. “If you had the chance to kill Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito, the two oldest right wing Supreme Court judges, should you do it while Biden can get his nominees to replace them confirmed?”

“It’s interesting as an abstract question but becomes a real conundrum if, say, you’re terminally ill and have little to lose yourself, but know that it could save many women’s lives in the future,” he said.

“I’ve removed my recent two tweets about the US Supreme Court as on reflection they’re obviously pretty irresponsible, though I don’t think they would be against Twitter’s TOS. FYI I don’t endorse murdering anyone, but don’t think there’s anything wrong with thought experiments,” he said after deleting the tweets.

“Twitter is not often a good place for them, however,” he said.

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“wouldnt it be funny to wake up one morning to find out alito was killed in a freak vehicular accident,” another said.

“Justice Alito should be killed with stones so the means of execution meets the level of his views on women’s rights. How is it that in 2022 these troglodytes are still trying to drag society back to the 50s???” another Twitter user said.

“Now that my free speech is ensured by resident edgelord in charge Elon Musk, I hope Alito gets shot,” another said.

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Fox News reported:

Left-wing activist groups are planning to send protesters to the homes of conservative Supreme Court justices following a leak indicating the court may soon overturn Roe v. Wade.

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The activists are organizing under the moniker “Ruth Sent Us” and have published the supposed home addresses of Justices Amy Coney Barrett, John Roberts, Samuel Alito, Brett Kavanaugh, Clarence Thomas and Neil Gorsuch.

“Our 6-3 extremist Supreme Court routinely issues rulings that hurt women, racial minorities, LGBTQ+ and immigrant rights,” the group’s website reads. “We must rise up to force accountability using a diversity of tactics.”

Fox News is told there has been a strong police presence at the justices’ homes following the leak. The group says they will visit the homes on May 11.

The D.C. Police Department has erected fencing around the Supreme Court building in anticipation of escalating protests this weekend. Police have also activated protest-response units thr

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