Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold Claims SCOTUS Has ‘Some Pretty Big Issues’ for Allowing ‘Oath-Breaking Insurrectionists’ on State Ballot – EVOL

Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold expressed her disappointment with the Supreme Court’s unanimous decision to allow former President Donald Trump’s appearance on the Colorado ballot for the upcoming Super Tuesday caucuses.

In a recent ruling, the Supreme Court decided that individual states couldn’t remove President Trump from the ballot. This decision overturned a ruling by a Colorado court, which had found him ineligible and disqualified him from the state ballot under Section 3 of the 14th Amendment. This section disqualifies individuals from holding office, civil or military if they have “engaged in insurrection or rebellion.”

In an interview with MSNBC on March 4, shared on her X account, Ms. Griswold expressed her overall feeling of “disappointment” in response to the news.

“I do believe that states should be able under our constitution to bar oath-breaking insurrectionists,” she said.

“Ultimately, this decision leaves open or leaves open the door for Congress to act to pass authorizing legislation, but we know that Congress is a nearly non-functioning body. So ultimately, it will be up to the American voters to save our democracy in November,” she continued.

According to a press release from Ms. Griswold’s office, on September 6, 2023, voters



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