A motion to vacate is the procedure used to remove the Speaker of the House. It’s a rarely used procedural tool that allows any Member of Congress to introduce a resolution, declaring the speakership to be vacant.
As we push our Democratic Members of Congress to safeguard our democracy and support reforms to the Supreme Court, it’s also important to acknowledge the Members of Congress who have been already cosponsored both the Supreme Court Ethics, Recusal. and Transparency Act (SCERT) and the Judiciary Act of 2023.
Congress must pass the Supreme Court Ethics, Recusal, and Transparency Act (SCERT) to create meaningful and enforceable ethical guidelines for SCOTUS as well as a binding code of conduct for all justices.
Our overall messaging framework is to call out the villains – the justices who overturned Roe and MAGA extremists passing abortion bans – while offering a vision for the future where Democrats fight back and pass federal legislation that protects and expands reproductive freedom.
District office visits are a great way to push your Member of Congress to cosponsor our three Reproductive Freedom Agenda bills. You can customize them to fit the tone and message you’re going for, they’re effective with both large and small groups of people, and they can be as simple or involved as you want.