Paul Marotta / Getty ImagesU.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer speaks at the Harvard University Institute of Politics on Nov. 6, 2015, in Cambridge, Massachusetts. (Paul Marotta / Getty Images)
After presumed victories for both Democratic Senate candidates in Georgia, the Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff, some are already eying the future of the Supreme Court.
According to Politico, the progressive group Demand Justice is pushing for liberal Justice Stephen Breyer to retire, in order to replace him with a younger black woman.
“Justice Breyer’s service on the Court has been remarkable, and history will remember him even more fondly if he ends up playing a critical role in ensuring the appointment of the first black woman to the Court,” said Brian Fallon, the group’s executive director.
“Timing his retirement in the coming year would guarantee that opportunity, and it would be wise to do so because