For this episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart discusses the decline of civility in political discourse, Supreme Court news, and has a conversation with Bill Charlier who is running in Iowa House District 32.
The Supreme Court decided 5 to 4 that the state of California’s law forcing pro-life organizations to advertise taxpayer-funded abortion services was likely unconstitutional.
The Supreme Court ruled five to four that South Dakota can require out-of-state online retailers to collect sales tax from online purchases made by residents of their state.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 7 to 2 in favor of a Missouri church who was denied a state grant to improve the safety of their preschool’s playground.
Jenna Ellis: The mainstream media and even conservatives are missing the point—We want conservative judges on the bench, not political activists.
Justice Clarence Thomas tears apart the Supreme Court’s abortion jurisprudence in a dissenting opinion in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt decision.
Kim Davis jailed for her refusal to issue same-sex marriage licenses presents a choice between two great dangers: the dangers of tyranny and of anarchy.
In a packed room in Waukee, Iowa, Governor Bobby Jindal (R-LA) pointed to problems with establishment Republicans acquiescing on principles.
The ruling by the Court in favor of same-sex marriage in Obergefell v. Hodges in is in reality a blow against liberty, not for it as the majority claims.
The Supreme Court this morning ruled 5-4 in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. that the Federal government could not compel “closely-held” corporations who hold religious exemptions to opt-out of the Obamacare mandate that they cover contraceptives. The ruling covered two separate lawsuits filed by Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood Specialties against the U.S. Department […]
Robert P. George was sworn in this afternoon by Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts as the new chairman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom.
It would be easy to be dismayed by what happened in 2012, but conservatives can and should see some silver linings as 2012 comes to a close.
Not since 1973 and Roe Vs. Wade has a Supreme Court decision been so convoluted or contrived as the Supreme Court’s ruling on Obamacare. In Roe the Supreme Court wanted to find a constitutional reason for a woman to have the right to terminate the life of her unborn baby. Finding none they invented something […]
Upon reading NATIONAL FEDERATION OF INDEPENDENT BUSINESS ET AL. v. SEBELIUS, SECRETARY OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, ET AL., it became evident early on that double talk was part of Justice Thomas’ legal scholarship found in this case. Immediately one question became apparent, which was how can the Government and the Majority Opinion argue that […]
You can almost always count on the Supreme Court to do the wrong thing. In fact, just about every major decision by the U.S. Supreme Court over the last 40 years has been bad for America. Many were hoping that the Supreme Court would strike down Obamacare, but the truth is that we all should […]
Yes I’m disappointed in the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Patient Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, and yes I am surprised that Chief Justice John Roberts sided with the liberal figures on the Court. I’m not up on the ledge and you shouldn’t either. If you are it’s time to step away. God is […]