Browsing All Posts filed under »Supreme Court of the U.S. (SCOTUS)«

Supreme Court Ruling On Illegal Immigration A Victory For Trump

June 28, 2020 by

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By Hans von Spakovsky and Cully Stimson ~ In a victory for border security that will help the federal government regain control over the immigration process, the Supreme Court has upheld commonsense rules used by the Trump administration to effectively deter illegal immigrants from making false asylum claims. The 7-2 ruling by the high court Thursday allows the […]

DACA Ruling Is Supreme Court’s Latest Act Of Political Timidity

June 19, 2020 by

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By Hans von Spakovsky ~ With the Supreme Court’s latest erroneous decision on immigration, Chief Justice John Roberts and other justices have done lasting damage to the Constitution, the rule of law, and accountable government. It is not just the legally wrong decision Thursday in Department of Homeland Security v. Regents of the University of […]

NY Times Lets Schumer Off The Hook: Dems ‘Not All That Unhappy’

March 8, 2020 by

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By Clay Waters ~ New York Times congressional correspondent Carl Hulse predictably shrugged off Democrat Sen. Chuck Schumer’s volatile verbal threats directed at two Supreme Court justices nominated by the Trump administration in Friday’s “Schumer Regrets Content, But Not Spirit, of Warning.” Hulse generally gives Democrats the benefit of the doubt when they make nasty […]

Selling Socialism

September 8, 2019 by

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Plus two more: Aiding the Recovery ~ Kudos to McConnell ~    Gary Bauer  ~      Anyone who tuned in to CNN Wednesday witnessed an incredible spectacle. Ten progressives engaged in a “marathon town hall” on climate change, of course, using Hurricane Dorian as the backdrop. One thing was abundantly clear from the hours and hours […]

Liberals (Leftists-Socialists)* Try to Derail Census Case With Fake News

August 10, 2019 by

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Hans von Spakovsky  ~     Some liberals are terrified that the Supreme Court will allow the Trump administration to reinstate a citizenship question on the census. Why? Because they do not want accurate information about the number of noncitizens living in the United States. Their latest ploy is an attempt to “improperly derail” the […]

‘Justice on Trial’: The Backstory of the Kavanaugh Debacle

July 17, 2019 by

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A new book sheds some new light on Kavanaugh’s Demo accusers. ~ Lewis Morris  ~    Brett Kavanaugh has been on the U.S. Supreme Court for just under a year, and his contentious and hard-fought confirmation may seem like ancient history. It’s worth keeping in mind that sad, corrupt political spectacle if for no other reason than to […]

Sneaks and Sneakers

July 17, 2019 by

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Burt Prelutsky  ~    Partly I was amused, mainly I was disgusted, when I heard Democrats dismiss President Trump’s call for a citizenship question to be included on the census as constituting a purely political stunt. The fact is, the only really consequential question on the form is who within our borders is here legally. […]

Why The Supreme Court Got It Right On Gerrymandering

June 28, 2019 by

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By Hans von Spakovsky ~ In a much-awaited decision, the Supreme Court held on Thursday in a 5-4 decision that partisan gerrymandering is a political question beyond the reach of the federal courts. This should come as no surprise, since it’s the same conclusion the court reached the last time this issue was before it […]

Peace Cross Honoring War Dead Can Stay, High Court Rules

June 21, 2019 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ The Supreme Court ruled 7-2 Thursday that a cross-shaped war memorial on public land in Maryland doesn’t violate the Constitution. In the case of American Legion v. the American Humanist Association, the atheist group had sued seeking removal of the 40-foot Peace Cross in Prince George’s County—just outside Washington, D.C.—contending that […]

Florist to SCOTUS: Forget Me Not

June 9, 2019 by

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Plus one other article: Wisc. Science Teacher Experiments with Gender  ~    Tony Perkins  ~    It was shaping up to be a great week. Barronelle Stutzman just got the news that she’d won the Readers’ Choice Award for Best Florist in the Tri-City Herald. But the prize she really wanted was something people couldn’t vote on: her […]

What Kind of Sacrifice Will You Make?

May 16, 2019 by

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The Left’s sacrifice of unborn children is a stunning contrast to the self-sacrifice of American Patriots. ~ Mark Alexander  ~   “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” […]

Evangelical Support for Trump Is Pragmatism, Not Blind Worship

May 2, 2019 by

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The president isn’t an exemplary man, but he fights for Christians’ religious liberty. ~ Louis DeBroux  ~    In the final weeks prior to the 2016 elections, Democrats and their mainstream media mouthpieces were giddy at the predicted landslide election by Democrat Hillary Clinton over Republican Donald Trump. Yet a constant source of irritation for […]

War Memorial Crosses in Atheist Crosshairs

March 3, 2019 by

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The Supreme Court heard an important argument about Maryland’s Bladensburg cross. ~ Nate Jackson  ~    Militant atheists have long attacked memorial crosses over supposed First Amendment violations. From the Mt. Soledad cross near San Diego several years ago to the case heard by the Supreme Court Wednesday regarding Maryland’s Bladensburg cross, these memorials to Patriots who […]

The Macabre Leftist Culture of Death

February 3, 2019 by

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Destroying all limits on abortion “rights” is the ultimate goal for Democrats.  ~ Thomas Gallatin   ~    Back in the middle of the 20th century, the Democrat Party began to embrace an aggressively secular worldview that expunged the notion of Divine authority over humanity and replaced it with humanism. The fallout from this seismic political […]

What Justice Ginsburg’s Absence From The Supreme Court Means—And What It Doesn’t

January 13, 2019 by

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By Elizabeth Slattery and Elisabeth Daigle ~ The Supreme Court justices returned for the court’s first oral arguments of 2019 this week without America’s favorite octogenarian, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Seasoned litigators and Ginsburg fanatics alike were shocked by Chief Justice John Roberts’ announcement on Monday that Ginsburg would miss oral arguments. The announcement came […]

Ninth Circuit Rules Against Trump Ending DACA

November 13, 2018 by

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Obama’s unconstitutional “Dreamers” order will now head to the Supreme Court. By   Political Editors  ~     On Thursday, the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that President Donald Trump’s decision to end Barack Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) was illegal. In its ruling, the court rejected Trump’s correct argument that DACA was […]

NYT’s Chira On ‘Wrenching Betrayal’ Of Senate Women Who Confirmed Kavanaugh

October 19, 2018 by

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By Clay Waters ~ New York Times’ Susan Chira, a “senior correspondent and editor on gender issues,” handed her paper’s mighty megaphone to angry anti-Kavanaugh women in “After Kavanaugh, Some Women Feel Powerless, Others Pumped Up.” Chira had nudged against the conventional liberal wisdom that all women were against Judge Brett Kavanaugh in a Sunday […]

McConnell, Graham Recount Highlights, Lowlights Of Kavanaugh Fight

October 17, 2018 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was first elected in 1984, but says his biggest achievement to date is something that didn’t happen. “My decision not to fill the Supreme Court vacancy during the 2016 election was the most consequential decision I’ve ever made,” McConnell, R-Ky., said Tuesday at The Heritage Foundation […]

NYT Lead Treats Kavanaugh As Guilty: ‘Accusations…Blow To The Moral Authority’ Of Court

October 8, 2018 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Brett Kavanaugh may have won his Supreme Court nomination, but New York Times Supreme Court reporter Adam Liptak tried to defuse the excitement on the front page of Sunday’s paper: “Confirmation Battle May Have Eroded the Public Trust.” The online headline: “Confirming Kavanaugh: A Triumph for Conservatives, but a Blow to […]

A Win Against The #MeToo Mob

October 8, 2018 by

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By Katrina Trinko ~ “Rape apologist.” That’s what the Women’s March called Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, after she announced she was a “yes” vote to confirm D.C. Circuit Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. And it showed that for some on the left, this was never about fairness or due process or anything but […]

Dan Rather Beats His Breast On Kavanaugh: ‘For Most Women,’ A ‘Devastating Loss’

October 7, 2018 by

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By Tim Graham ~ Disgraced fake-news anchor Dan Rather took to his Facebook page on Friday to bemoan the impending confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Much like Chris Matthews, the women in Rather’s family are distraught, so this quickly becomes a “devastating loss….for most women.” To liberals, somehow all (or the vast […]

Another Point of View: Judge Brett Kavanaugh Now On The SCOTUS

October 7, 2018 by

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By Lars Hagen ~ Good News:  Judge Brett Kavanaugh is now the 9th member of the SCOTUS! This is critically important because if appeals to the SCOTUS from the Obama-Circuit Courts are a 4-4 tie, then the Circuit Court positions are deemed law. – The Democrats have willfully, and with malice aforethought, denigrated a distinguished Jurist […]

Senate Confirms Brett Kavanaugh To Supreme Court, 50-48

October 7, 2018 by

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By Rachel del Guidice ~ The Senate voted 50-48 Saturday afternoon to confirm D.C. Circuit Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court after a rancorous, protracted confirmation fight that ended with multiple allegations of sexual assault. The vote, which concluded just before 4 p.m. EDT, was almost entirely along party lines. Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia […]

On Kavanaugh, New York Times Moves From Ice Tossing To Keg Party Planning

October 4, 2018 by

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By Clay Waters ~ After its shattering “ice” expose on Brett Kavanaugh’s college concert-going days, Wednesday’s New York Times provided yet another bombshell revelation in the Kavanaugh controversy, we learn that in high school he helped organize a week at a beach condo over the summer. This shocking development was solemnly reported by Kate Kelly […]