I am becoming increasingly convinced that the fight for our culture is over, and my side lost. We’re celebrating this great victory of the SCOTUS decision in the Hobby Lobby case, but as I look at what happened and see the aftermath, I don’t feel much like celebrating. Oh, to be sure, I’m glad that […]
After the U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments on the constitutionality of Proposition 8 & gay marriage it’s likely they may not rule on the issue itself.
Just yesterday, President Obama said this: “I’ll work with anybody who wants to work with me to continue to improve our health care system and our health care laws, but the law I passed is here to stay.” Count this as one of those times when I desperately hope I’m wrong. Perhaps more so than any […]
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 […]
William Saunders, Senior Vice President of Legal Affairs at Americans United for Life wrote a comprehensive review of potential SCOTUS nominees to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens for the American Principals Project. He writes this with a disclaimer: It must be admitted “up front” that no one (outside a tight inner circle in the […]
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 […]