Tag Archives: Sotomayor

BREAKING! SCOTUS Justice Sotomayor BLOCKS Pres. Obama’s HHS Mandate

Hmmm…. Maybe I should name Justice Sonia Sotomayor Fr. Z’s Person of the Year.
From Politico:
Justice [Sotomayor] delays health law’s birth control mandate
Justice delays health law’s birth control mandate
By: Associated Press
December 31, 2013 10:34 PM EST
WASHINGTON — Only hours before the … Continue reading

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Judge Sotomayor never thought about the rights of the unborn?

From CNA with my emphases and comments.
Sotomayor says she has ‘never thought about’ rights of unborn, senator reports
Washington D.C., Jun 13, 2009 / 07:22 am (CNA).- Supreme Court nominee Judge Sonia Sotomayor’s views on abortion law and the unborn were … Continue reading

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Oath of The Supremes

The Constitution does not give any details about the Oath of Office to be taken by Justices of the Supreme Court.  
Article 6 covers oath:
The Senators and Representatives before mentioned, and the Members of the several State Legislatures, and all … Continue reading

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Kmiec: Sotomayor’s experience trumps all

If you think that Judge Sotomayor’s nomination wasn’t planned to be another wedge between Catholics with a clear identity and those who are rather on the Catholic Lite side, here is Doug Kmiec’s take in the, where else, National Catholic … Continue reading

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Wedges

It seems suddenly okay that a nominee to the Supreme Court be … *GASP*  …. Catholic!
On the website of The Boston Globe comes this on the nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to SCOTUS.
My emphases and comments.
Sotomayor would be sixth Catholic … Continue reading

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