The Supreme Court Failed To Do Its Job

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas: “Some tenuous connection to a politically fraught issue does not justify abdicating our judicial duty.”

Episode 52: Civility, The Supreme Court, and Bill Charlier

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.

A Win for Free Speech and Free Expression in the Supreme Court

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. 

SCOTUS Green Lights Sales Tax Collection from Out-of-State Online Retailers

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.

SCOTUS Levels Playing Field for Religious Institutions Using Public Funds

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.

We Don’t Want Political Activists on the Bench

Jenna Ellis: The mainstream media and even conservatives are missing the point—We want conservative judges on the bench, not political activists.

Clarence Thomas Tears Apart Supreme Court’s Abortion Jurisprudence

Justice Clarence Thomas tears apart the Supreme Court’s abortion jurisprudence in a dissenting opinion in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt decision.

The Age of Disobedience

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.

Bobby Jindal Jabs at Establishment Republicans

In a packed room in Waukee, Iowa, Governor Bobby Jindal (R-LA) pointed to problems with establishment Republicans acquiescing on principles.

Supreme Court Decision on Marriage is a Blow Against Liberty

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.

SCOTUS Ruling a Big Win for Religious Liberty

The Supreme Court this morning ruled 5-4 in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby…

Robert P. George Sworn In as Chair of the USCIRF

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.

Silver Linings

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.

See Roberts Run

Not since 1973 and Roe Vs. Wade has a Supreme Court decision…

SCOTUS: Dissenting Opinion Wins, Majority Opinion Fails, In My Opinion

Upon reading NATIONAL FEDERATION OF INDEPENDENT BUSINESS ET AL. v. SEBELIUS, SECRETARY…

15 Reasons Why the Obamacare Decision Is a Mind Blowing Disaster for America

You can almost always count on the Supreme Court to do the…