Colorado Supreme Court Chief Justice Mary Mullarkey announces impending retirement
Colorado Supreme Court Chief Justice Mary Mullarkey – facing a “tough fight” to retain her office in the upcoming retention elections this November – announced her intent to retire, effective November 30th.
Many of Chief Justice Mullarkey’s decisions (joined by her colleagues Michael Bender, Alex Martinez, and Nancy Rice – also facing non-retention votes in November) expanded government power at the expense of constitutional protections of individual rights; most prominently, upholding tax increases (such as the “Mill Levy Tax Freeze” property tax increase, or the “Dirty Dozen” new tax laws) imposed without the constitutionally required vote of the people, enabling taxes to be collected under the guise of “fees” (such as the Colorado Car Tax), expanding eminent domain abuse to seize people’s property, and grabbing the (legislative) power to draw up voting districts (aided by the recent “Mary-mandering” bill). She (and her colleagues) were frequently characterized as activist judges, legislating from the bench.
Chief Justice Mullarkey’s announced retirement does not change the fact that We The People need to finish Clearing the Bench – we must still exercise our right to vote “NO” this November on the four (er, three remaining) ‘unjust justices’ of the Colorado Supreme Court’s “Mullarkey Majority”- (Justices Michael Bender, Alex Martinez, Nancy Rice, and Chief Justice Mary Mullarkey) who need YOUR approval to continue taking away your constitutional rights: your right to vote on tax increases, your right to defend your home or business against seizure via eminent domain abuse, your right to be fairly represented in the legislature and Congress, and your right to enjoy the benefits of the rule of law, instead of suffering under rule by activist, agenda-driven “justices.” Continue to support Clear The Bench Colorado with your comments (Sound Off!) and your contributions – and vote “NO” on giving these unjust justices another 10-year term!