Tag Archives: SCOTUS

TOWNHALL: Will Obama Destroy Franciscan University of Steubenville?

This is an excellent piece from Townhall.
Will Obama Destroy Franciscan University of Steubenville?
Ken Blackwell
Columnist, Townhall.com
Daniel Webster was the most famous lawyer of his day. In 1819, the “Godlike Daniel” stood before the U.S. Supreme Court and argued passionately … Continue reading

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NCFishwrap getting it wrong about abortion and capital punishment.

Over at the National catholic Fishwrap, Jamie Manson has flung herself headlong into another error.
I won’t torment you with a fisking of the whole article.  Suffice it to say that Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is said to have defended, … Continue reading

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The slippery slope: from decriminalization to social acceptance

From First Things:
The Present State of Our Polygamous Future
Jul 20, 2011
Joe Carter
In an interview on the science in science fiction, novelist William Gibson noted, “[T]he future is already here. It’s just not evenly distributed yet.” What Gibson meant was that … Continue reading

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Students ordered not to pray near Supreme Court

From FoxNews:
Students Ordered to Stop Praying Outside Supreme Court Building
By Todd Starnes
Published July 15, 2010
A group of Christian students was ordered to stop praying outside the U.S. Supreme Court building on May 5 because a court police officer told them … Continue reading

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SCOTUS scourings

The other day I posted this:
Supreme Court about priests as Vatican employees – sky not yet falling
Now, via Fr. Finigan, I found an entry on Religion Law Blog about the … Continue reading

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Supreme Court about priests as Vatican employees – sky not yet falling

My email inbox suggests to me that there is a lot of anxiety out there about recent news that the U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) turned down an appeal by the Holy See against a lower court ruling that U.S. Catholic … Continue reading

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Clinton Era Memo Betrays Kagan’s Extremist Pro-Abortion Thinking

From Operation Rescue with my edits:
Clinton Era Memo Betrays Kagan’s Extremist Pro-Abortion Thinking
Written by Operation RescuePosted June 30, 2010
Commentary by Cheryl Sullenger, Senior Policy Advisor, Operation Rescue
Washington, DC – Earlier this week, the Clinton Library released a number … Continue reading

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Rabbi’s reaction to SCOTUS nominee Kagan

From CNA about POTUS’s SCOTUS’s nominee:
Rabbis say Kagan not a ‘kosher’ Supreme Court nominee
Alexandria, Va., Jun 27, 2010 / 06:13 pm (CNA).-
According to the National Rabbinical Alliance and its more than 850 Orthodox Jewish members, Supreme Court nominee Elena … Continue reading

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Another SCOTUS summer

This morning President Obama nominated US Solicitor General Elena Kagan to replace Justice Stevens on the Supreme Court of the United States.
Her approval by the Senate is virtually a lock.
At least the MSM won’t be able to whine about yet … Continue reading

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POLL ALERT! (Not really) POLL ALERT!

This was from CMR about POTUS and SCOTUS:
CNN Poll: 39% of Americans Drunk Right Now
Shock poll. A CNN poll released Wednesday indicates that 61 percent of the public expect the president to nominate a liberal to replace John Paul Stevens … Continue reading

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