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On Friday, the Texas Supreme Court struck down a lower court’s ruling that homosexual couples are entitled to marriage benefits. In the case of Jack Pidgeon and Larry Hicks v. Mayor Sylvester Turner and the City of Houston, the court said that the US Supreme Court’s ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges …
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On Friday, the Alabama Supreme Court rejected the US Supreme Court’s marriage opinion and basically told them to take a hike in favor of following the Alabama Constitution and Alabama law. On March 4, 2016, the Alabama Supreme Court ordered that all probate judges cease and desist in issuing marriage …
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It’s no coincidence that the plot to impeach Justice Clarence Thomas comes at the same time as Ketanji Brown Jackson’s appointment to the Supreme Court. Conservatives see the Supreme Court as a forum for legal arguments about government power, while leftists see it, like all institutions, as a forum for …
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“To consider the judges as the ultimate arbiters of all constitutional questions; a very dangerous doctrine indeed, and one which would place us under the despotism of an oligarchy.” —President Thomas Jefferson One thing that we have noticed concerning the judicial branch in American government is that much of the …
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“If this is revised by the courts, you can count on the fact that it will further strip the people from the rights that God has clearly given them.” It is something that I noticed decades ago, the Supreme Court likes to pick and choose the cases that make way …
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One of the most substantial issues of Election 2020 is the left’s pledge to pack the Supreme Court (SCOTUS) if they win – a scheme neither Joe Biden nor Kamala Harris will disavow. Most people don’t realize how seriously this could undermine our entire democratic republic. In one fell swoop, …
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The sudden passing of Ruth Bader Ginsburg shocked the entire country, and it has set up a battle for the ages in Washington.  Democrats are promising to fight with everything that they have got to keep that seat from being filled before the election, but in the end, there isn’t …
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It is time to admit the truth.  Throughout my entire lifetime, Republican presidential candidates have promised us that if we help get them elected they will move the Supreme Court in a more conservative direction.  But it hasn’t happened.  A Republican has been in the White House for 31 of …
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You may ask, “Tim, why are you bringing this up now?  Are you a Trump hater?  Are you a liberal?  Are you an enemy combatant?  Are you a Democrat?”  Well, to be honest, I’m none of the above, but I am one that wants and desires to be consistent.  As …
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Frankly, I don’t think much of the US Supreme Court (SCOTUS) these days.  I have yet to see their rulings of constitutionality reference the Constitution, the Federalist Papers or quote from our founding fathers, even when their rulings have been correct.  Yet, finally, there has been a siding by SCOTUS …
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