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As Roe Is Threatened, the NY Times Dumps ‘Pregnant People’ And Rediscovers ‘Women’

May 9, 2022 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Linda Greenhouse reported on the Supreme Court for the New York Times for 30 years. Since then, she’s appeared in the paper on a regular basis giving her fiercely pro-choice opinions. So it’s no surprise she had a say about the shocking leak of a draft opinion that appears to overturn […]

Overturning Roe v. Wade Would Be Neither Radical Nor Conservative. It’s Just Right Thing To Do.

May 7, 2022 by

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By Thomas Jipping ~ In a New York Times column published Tuesday, Bret Stephens argued that while Roe v. Wade was “ill-judged” when decided in 1973, overruling it today would be “a radical, not conservative, choice.” His premises and conclusion are both wrong. In a 2005 interview, then-Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia stated, “I do […]

Adoption Provides Actual ‘Choice’ In Abortion Debate, Advocate Says

May 6, 2022 by

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By Virginia Allen ~ If you visited the Supreme Court in the days following the leak Monday night of a draft majority opinion in the abortion case known as Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, you would have seen many signs saying, “My body, my choice.” Choice means options, and it implies empowerment. But that […]

Here’s What To Watch Following Dobbs Draft Leak

May 5, 2022 by

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By Melanie Israel ~ Politico leaked a draft version of a Supreme Court decision for Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization late on May 2. It would uphold a Mississippi law protecting unborn children when they can feel pain—15 weeks of pregnancy—and overturn Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey. Dated Feb. 10, the […]

Could Supreme Court Leaker Be Criminally Prosecuted? Maybe

May 4, 2022 by

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By Zack Smith and John G. Malcolm ~ Politico published a bombshell story late on May 2 that five Supreme Court justices had voted to overturn Roe v. Wade. Shockingly, the story even contained a link to an authenticated full draft opinion written by Justice Samuel Alito, which he apparently circulated to the other justices almost […]

California Wants To Regulate Your Bacon. Here’s Why The Supreme Court Should Save It.

April 14, 2022 by

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By GianCarlo Canaparo ~ Imagine that a friend of yours wants to lose 10 pounds. You might advise your friend to diet, avoid unhealthy foods, and exercise more. You might even offer some unconventional tips, like sleeping regularly or keeping a daily gratitude journal. But what if you went to all the stores in your […]

Test For Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson: Actions Speak Louder Than Words

April 8, 2022 by

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By Thomas Jipping ~ The Senate voted 53-47 on Thursday to confirm President Joe Biden’s nomination of D.C. Circuit Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court. Three Republican senators—Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, Susan Collins of Maine, and Mitt Romney of Utah—joined all 48 Democratic senators and two independents in voting for Jackson. At […]

What We Know About Judge Jackson’s Record In Child Porn Sentences

April 2, 2022 by

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By Thomas Jipping ~ Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s sentencing pattern in child pornography cases was one of the big issues raised in last week’s multiday confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Clarity on this issue is needed before the committee, and then the full Senate, make their decision regarding Jackson’s nomination to the Supreme […]

Biden’s Bid To Transform Federal Judiciary In Full Swing

April 1, 2022 by

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By Thomas Jipping ~ President Joe Biden took office in January 2021 with clear instructions about undoing his predecessor’s impact on the federal judiciary. Weeks earlier, more than 70 liberal groups issued a statement urging Biden to appoint judges who would advance “the administration’s priorities” on a range of issues. Their demand became Biden’s plan […]

6 Things You Need To Know About Left’s Arabella Network

March 28, 2022 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Over the past week, several Republican senators on the Senate Judiciary Committee may have stumped viewers by mentioning something called Arabella Advisors during a televised Supreme Court confirmation hearing. Take the line of questioning used by Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., on the second day of the hearing for the nominee, D.C. […]

5 Key Highlights From Day 4 Of Judge Jackson’s Confirmation Hearing

March 25, 2022 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ The Senate Judiciary Committee held a final day of testimony Thursday in its confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson—this time without Jackson present. Advocates for and against the judge’s nomination expressed their endorsement and opposition before the Senate committee. One panel included three members of the American Bar […]

PolitiFact Double-Blasts GOP Senator Blackburn As ‘False’ In Defense Of Ketanji

March 24, 2022 by

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By Tim Graham ~ The Democrat-backing “fact checkers” of PolitiFact jumped to the defense of Ketanji Brown Jackson by slapping conservative Sen. Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee with two negative verdicts on Tuesday. First, Tom Kertscher rated Blackburn “False” and in a headline said she was “wrong” on Jackson’s citation of critical race theory in sentencing. […]

6 Takeaways From Day 3 Of Judge Jackson’s Confirmation Hearing

March 24, 2022 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ On the third day of Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Senate confirmation hearing to serve on the Supreme Court, the judge faced more questions about her rulings in child pornography cases as well as the First Amendment and other matters. On Feb. 25, President Joe Biden nominated Jackson, a judge on the D.C. […]

7 Big Moments From Day 2 Of Judge Jackson’s Confirmation Hearing

March 23, 2022 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Senators on the Judiciary Committee got their first chance Tuesday to ask questions of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, President Joe Biden’s nominee for the Supreme Court. Jackson, a judge on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals since June, fielded questions about her prison sentences for sex offenders, her defense of terrorism […]

A Year Without Rush + 4 More…

February 22, 2022 by

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GARY BAUER ~ A Year Without Rush + 4 More Articles: Biden v. Putin Meanwhile In Jerusalem… Biden, BLM & The Court Trudeau’s Chutzpah They say no man is indispensable. But with all the battles raging today, we sure could use three hours each day of Rush Limbaugh right now. One year ago, Rush Limbaugh […]

Racism Is the Hallmark of Biden’s SCOTUS Pick

January 31, 2022 by

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DOUGLAS ANDREWS The president’s promise to nominate a black woman to the Supreme Court is the worst of political panders. Now that Joe Biden has promised to ignore any and all potential Supreme Court nominees not equipped with black skin and a vagina, we thought we’d examine both the awfulness and the illegality of that […]

Justice Breyer Forced Out by the Left

January 28, 2022 by

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Douglas Andrews Still stinging from their loss of Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat, Democrats aren’t about to let it happen again. Eighty-three-year-old Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, a Bill Clinton appointee, is being forcibly retired by bloodthirsty partisans after nearly 28 years on the High Court. The lack of an official announcement yesterday from the Court […]

NY Times Skips Sotomayor’s WHOPPER About 100,000 Kids With COVID, ‘Many On Ventilators’

January 10, 2022 by

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By Clay Waters ~ As the Supreme Court takes up the live controversy over President Biden’s attempt to enforce vaccine mandates on private businesses via the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), New York Times Supreme Court reporter Adam Liptak made the lead slot Saturday: “Conservative Majority on Supreme Court Appears Skeptical of Biden’s Vaccine […]

Pathetic: With Roe Under Fire, NY Times’ Liptak AGAIN Finds Supreme Court Credibility At Stake

December 6, 2021 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Adam Liptak, Supreme Court reporter for the New York Times, sent up a warning flare for the right-leaning Supreme Court: Don’t mess with Roe v. Wade. His Sunday analysis, “As Roe Teeters, Belief in Court Could Tilt, Too” suggested the Court’s credibility was again (conveniently) at stake. The online headline: “Critical […]

The Left’s Push To ‘Reform’ The Courts Only Will Politicize Them

January 31, 2021 by

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By Thomas Jipping ~ President Joe Biden has announced the creation of a commission to examine “reforming” the courts. This move is not only a “solution” in search of a problem, but will itself likely damage the rule of law and the independence of the judiciary. It is based on the dangerous idea that the […]

Mobs Will Be Mobs

January 17, 2021 by

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BURT PRELUTSKY   ~ False hopes can be as harmful as false words. Rarely has any public event left me with such conflicted feelings. On the one hand, I shared the feeling of frustration that had brought tens of thousands of people to the nation’s capital to demonstrate, among other things, their support for President Trump. […]

Texas’ Unsuccessful Lawsuit Raises Voting Issues States Should Heed

December 14, 2020 by

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By Zack Smith ~ The U.S. Supreme Court issued a short order Friday night declining to hear Texas’ recently filed lawsuit against Pennsylvania, Georgia, Michigan, and Wisconsin. Texas sought to invalidate the results of the 2020 presidential election in those states. Texas raised a number of substantive issues in its request, including: one, that those […]

In Blow To Trump, Supreme Court Rejects Texas’ Election Lawsuit

December 12, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ In a dramatic blow to President Donald Trump’s attempts to challenge the unofficial election results, the Supreme Court on Friday evening rejected a Texas lawsuit seeking to overturn the outcome in four battleground states. The high court’s one-page opinion said Texas did not have standing to sue over election procedures in […]

What Amy Coney Barrett Means To Conservative Women

October 28, 2020 by

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By Kelsey Bolar ~ If the last four years taught us anything, it’s that Americans love politics but they hate politicians. Thankfully, the country has a new, non-political figure to admire: Justice Amy Coney Barrett. Last night, Barrett was confirmed by the Senate and sworn in as an associate justice to the U.S. Supreme Court. […]