Judge Brett Kavanaugh is not only a threat to a woman's right to choose and to LGBTQ equality. He is a danger to the government's ability to regulate pretty much anything. Judge Kavanaugh (not to … [Read more...] about SCOTUS Nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s Other Radical Views
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Here's how it's going to go down. Donald Trump nominates Brett Kavanaugh, a radical right conservative, to the Supreme Court. If the Republicans in the Senate rubber stamp the nominee, as is expected, … [Read more...] about The Right’s Plan to Take Away Our Rights
Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy is retiring. Donald Trump, aided by a pliant and hypocritical Senate Republican caucus, will fill his seat, likely with someone even more conservative than … [Read more...] about Will We Miss Justice Kennedy?
I have a lot of feelings about Justice Kennedy's retirement. I'm angry. Angry at Republicans who stole a seat away from President Obama. Angry at those who said there was no difference between … [Read more...] about Justice Kennedy Retires. That Means One Thing.
The Supreme Court's decision in Masterpiece Cakeshop has to be described as narrow. It answered none of the major doctrinal questions raised by the baker's claims. Justice Kennedy did not say whether … [Read more...] about 3 Reasons Why Even The Narrow Masterpiece Cakeshop Decision is Bad
Today, the Supreme Court got it wrong. In a 7-2 decision in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, with Justices Breyer and Kagan joining all five conservatives, the Court ruled in … [Read more...] about Gays Can’t Have Their Cake, SCOTUS Rules: ANALYSIS
Yesterday, I responded to conservatives' legal argument that the Second Amendment, which the Supreme Court has read to sort of create a right for individuals to own some firearms for the sole purpose … [Read more...] about The False and Insulting Argument About Hitler, Guns, and the Jews
AR-15 Sporter SP1 Carbine per Gun News Daily (CC BY-SA 3.0) Take a look at the Second Amendment. It provides that “a well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, … [Read more...] about The Second Amendment Does Not Prohibit Reasonable Gun Control Laws
The Supreme Court of Arizona recently held that a statute granting legal parental rights to a man if his wife gives birth to a child during their marriage also applies to women in same-sex … [Read more...] about Victories Like This Week’s Big Arizona Gay Parenting Ruling are at Risk if We Lose SCOTUS Justice Anthony Kennedy
Donald Trump’s tweet proposing a ban on transgender individuals serving in the military is set to become policy. The necessary memo, outlining guidelines and directing the Department of Defense to … [Read more...] about Trump’s Transgender Military Ban is Still Unconstitutional