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Leonard Leo Kills Supreme Court’s Legitimacy With Dark Money!

The 2024 election, deeply affected by Leonard Leo's huge dark money, could be the most important for retaining our democracy in US history.

Groups Connected With Leonard Leo Have Funneled $31 Million to State Court Races

Catholic fundamentalist Leonard Leo has spent decades influencing courts at the federal and state levels to advance far right politics.

‘How Democracy Gets Corroded’: Right-Wing Group Gets Two Dark Money Donations of $425 Million

Leonard Leo has been instrumental in the right-wing takeover of the Supreme Court, and now he is seeking to broaden his influence.

Leonard Leo Pushed the Courts Right. Now He’s Aiming at American Society.

Catholic fundamentalist Leonard Leo believes that the federal government should play a smaller role in public life and religious values a larger one.

Rightwing Dark Money Bomb Coming for State Courts

Fair courts in the states are being targeted by some of the same right-wing dark money forces that have captured the U.S. Supreme Court.

The man who engineered the takeover of the U.S. Supreme Court gets $1.6 billion dark money

Marble Freedom Trust, a new group led by prominent conservative lawyer Leonard Leo, has received $1.6 billion from one donor.

The Political Religions That Brought Down Roe

The Catholic Church has been the principal religious opponent to advances in birth control and abortion rights and access.

Republicans Target Our Children to Maintain Power into the Future

No longer holding public office, William Barr's power derive from being the endowed chair of Catholic Information Center.

Leonard Leo, Opus Dei and the Radical Catholic Takeover of the Supreme Court

Leonard Leo has put five justices on the Supreme Court: Amy Coney Barrett, Brett Kavanaugh, Neil Gorsuch, Sam Alito, and John Roberts.

The Court of God: How a Catholic Secret Society Took Over SCOTUS

Founded in 1928 in conservative Catholic Spain, Opus Dei wouldn’t become the agent of global fascism until later in the 20th century.