Mayor Lightfoot Issues a ‘Call to Arms’ Against the Supreme Court, Instantly Gets Ratioed

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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot faced backlash on social media after issuing a “call to arms” from the LGBTQ+ community against the Supreme Court.

The statement from the Democrat mayor comes as pro-choice activists have gathered outside the homes of U.S. justices to protest a leaked draft Supreme Court opinion from Justice Alito that indicates the high court is leaning towards overturning Roe v. Wade.

“To my friends in the LGBTQ+ community—the Supreme Court is coming for us next. This moment has to be a call to arms,” Lightfoot tweeted on Monday evening. “We will not surrender our rights without a fight—a fight to victory!”

Following her post, Mayor Lightfoot immediately got “ratioed,” meaning that the replies to her tweet vastly outnumber the likes or retweets. “This means people are objecting to the tweet and considering its content bad,” according to

Here are some of the highest-engaged reactions to Lightfoot: