On the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart discusses the upcoming Kavanaugh confirmation vote and then chats with Jake Porter, Libertarian nominee for Governor of Iowa.
Pro-life leaders discuss what the battle over abortion will look like in Iowa should the U.S. Supreme Court overturn Roe v. Wade.
Supreme Court Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy announced that he will retire from the U.S. Supreme Court effective July 31 of this year.
Shane Vander Hart and Deanna Wallace of Americans United for Life discuss why President Trump’s judicial nominees like Kyle Duncan are good for the pro-life cause.
Donald Trump released his list of eleven potential Supreme Court nominees, and then just a few hours later said he could appoint someone not on the list.
Former Governor Mike Huckabee was asked during the GOP Debate if he would have a litmus test for judges. He said, “You better believe I will.”
In a packed room in Waukee, Iowa, Governor Bobby Jindal (R-LA) pointed to problems with establishment Republicans acquiescing on principles.
It isn’t the money involved in a judicial retention vote, but judges who overstep their bounds that taints the judicial process in Iowa and elsewhere.
I thought it would be prudent to point out that of the 61 applicants for the three vacancies on the Iowa Supreme Court, three are donors to Planned Parenthood. They are: Joseph Barron, Des Moines, 47 (gave $200 as recent as 2009) Thomas Duff, Des Moines, 47 ($99 and below) Lorraine May, 58, Des Moines. […]
I started reading Nullification: How to Resist Federal Tyranny in the 21st Century by Thomas E. Woods, Jr. Woods whom I’ve blogged about before is Senior Fellow at the Ludwig von Mises Institute. In the struggle between an overreaching federal government and state sovereignty he notes that for Jefferson the federal judiciary was not adequate […]
This was from a reader’s email sent to Nathan Tucker (an attorney from Davenport, IA who blogs at The Iowa Republican), Jan Mickelson of WHO Radio and myself, published with permission – SVH Hello Nathan, Heard you on Jan Mickelson this past Thursday (listen above) and looked up your web page – very impressive. I […]
Matt Moon offers eight questions that should be posed by members of the Senate Judiciary Committee when President Obama’s nominee to replace Justice David Souter is brought before them. These questions from a liberty-minded perspective would get at the heart of how the nominee would review cases brought before him or her. ONE: Currently, the […]