For them, weakening the Supreme Court would undermine the bedrock of Israel's democracy and could set the country on the path to becoming a corrupt and religiously coercive state. In 2020, the Supreme Court struck down a law that had retroactively legalised homes built by settlers on land owned by Palestinians, like Amona. The Supreme Court did not respond to a request for comment. "This country is changing from being democratic, liberal to a very religious country," said former commando Itzhak Aviram. "The Supreme Court has challenged parliament time and again, playing politics, not nicely."