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Separating Fact from Fiction With the Second Amendment and the War on Guns

Posted: October 18, 2016 at 6:42 am   /   Friends

The current presidential election notwithstanding, there are very few topics that generate as much passionate debate as the Second Amendment and gun control. Every time a tragic event occurs, the Left calls for a renewal of the Assault Weapons Ban and other restrictive gun control measures, claiming that the proliferation of firearms in this country […]

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4 Times Conservatives Lost a Major Supreme Court Case by a Single Vote

Posted: October 13, 2016 at 1:04 pm   /   Friends

Sunday night’s second presidential debate underscored the importance of the next Supreme Court justice, as the candidates and questioners alike recognized that the fate of the federal courts rests in the next President’s hands. The high Court has been closely divided on many contentious issues in recent years, and the next justice could change the […]

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Hillary’s Supreme Court

Posted: October 11, 2016 at 3:35 pm   /   Elections, Features, Politics, Top Stories

A Boost For Trump’s Campaign Hillary Clinton inadvertently gave a major boost to the Trump campaign in Sunday night’s debate when she spelled out her vision of a hard left Supreme Court that is sure to launch a major assault on the First Amendment’s protection of free speech as well as the Second Amendment, religious […]

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Clarence Thomas Is Conspicuously Absent in New Black History Smithsonian

Posted: October 5, 2016 at 8:08 pm   /   Friends

Justice Clarence Thomas, the second black man to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court, is practically absent from the new National Museum of African American History and Culture. Anita Hill, the woman who accused Thomas of sexual harassment, however, is given prominent billing in the museum. The new Smithsonian, which opened in September, gives Hill pride […]

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Supreme Court Should Make Decision That Upholds That Congress, Not Agencies, Should Make Criminal Law

Posted: September 30, 2016 at 11:15 am   /   Friends

As the United States Supreme Court begins its new term next Monday, one of the first cases it will hear is Salman v. United States, a significant criminal case involving insider trading, one of the murkiest areas of criminal law. In 2004, Bassam Salman, a grocery wholesaler, received valuable inside information from his brother-in-law-to-be Michael […]

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How a President’s Bad Judicial Appointments Threaten Your Liberty

Posted: September 27, 2016 at 9:16 am   /   Friends

When Americans cast their ballots for the next president this November, they will not only select the next commander in chief and primary enforcer of the law, they will help select a new Supreme Court justice and countless other lower court judges. Selecting judges is not an ancillary responsibility—it is a central and critical duty, […]

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A Conservative Take on Trump’s New Supreme Court Nominee List

Posted: September 23, 2016 at 10:16 am   /   Friends

On May 18, then-future Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump put out a list of 11 individuals, all sitting judges, who he would consider as a potential replacement for Antonin Scalia, who passed away unexpectedly last February, on the Supreme Court of the United States.  Trump has now added 10 new names to that list. As […]

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What’s at Stake in the Next Supreme Court Term

Posted: September 20, 2016 at 6:00 pm   /   Friends

The next Supreme Court term is beginning Oct. 3—and there’s plenty of contentious issues on the docket for the eight justices to rule on. “The cases this term may be hard-pressed to match the excitement and media flurry that accompanied highly anticipated rulings in recent years, such as cases involving same-sex marriage, immigration, abortion, and […]

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How Obama and GOP Lawmakers Gave Liberals Control of the Courts

Posted: September 16, 2016 at 1:21 pm   /   Friends

Liberals have a plan to enact their radical agenda. The problem is that it bypasses Congress and voters. Here is why their strategy to pack the courts with activist judges could be one of the biggest threats to your liberties. The post How Obama and GOP Lawmakers Gave Liberals Control of the Courts appeared first […]

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