By Dave Andrusko Another day has come and gone with no Supreme Court decision in Dobbs v. Women’s Health Care Organization. The next day the Supreme Court is scheduled to announce its decisions is Thursday. The Court will finish up any remaining cases next week. Everybody, including us, is speculating what the Justices will do. …Continue reading "No Supreme Court decision today in Dobbs v. Women’s Health Care Organization"
Senate unanimously voted in favor a month ago By Dave Andrusko Erik Rosales is the Capitol Hill Correspondent for EWTN. He posted the following tweet: Only On @EWTNNewsNightly @SpeakerPelosi was asked about the attacks by domestic terrorist group on #ProLife facilities taking place across the nation. The Speaker DID NOT denounce fire bombs or vandalism, …Continue reading "Pelosi slow walks protection for Supreme Court Justices, 27 House Democrats vote no on added security for the justices"
By Dave Andrusko A new Mason-Dixon survey of 1,100 registered voters tells us two very significant things. One, people do not like drafts of Supreme Court opinions being leaked to the press. Second, they don’t want us tinkering with the highest court in the land—“support for judicial tradition,” as James Freeman wrote in Monday’s Wall …Continue reading "Survey shows large majorities against “Court Packing” and leaks of Supreme Court draft opinions "
Why should close reading, historical insight and an abundance of footnotes delegitimate the Court? By Richard Stith The leak of Justice Alito’s draft of the majority decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, unfortunate as it may be, should not delegitimate the US Supreme Court. If a snarky, plotting, election-related draft had been revealed, …Continue reading "There’s an upside to the Alito draft leak"
“Although the document described in yesterday’s reports is authentic, it does not represent a decision by the Court or the final position of any member on the issues in the case.” Read the whole story.Continue reading "Who leaked the memo?"
WASHINGTON – In response to the Politico article claiming to have a copy of the initial draft of the Supreme Court decision in Dobbs v. Jackson, National Right to Life agrees with the statement of Mississippi Attorney General Lynn Fitch who said, “We will let the Supreme Court speak for itself and wait for the …Continue reading "National Right to Life on the Politico Article Regarding Supreme Court Draft Opinion in Dobbs"
By Dave Andrusko At roughly 9 pm last night, Politico unleashed a firestorm of controversy when it published what it claimed to be a first draft of a decision overturning Roe v. Wade, written in February by Justice Samuel Alito. National Right to Life responded by writing that NRLC “agrees with the statement of Mississippi …Continue reading "Chief Justice Roberts orders investigation into leaked memo "
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Editor’s note. U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) issued the following statement Tuesday regarding the lawless attack on the independence of the Supreme Court: Last night’s stunning breach was an attack on the independence of the Supreme Court. By every indication, this was yet another escalation in the radical left’s ongoing …Continue reading "Sen. McConnell: Leak of opinion “An Attack on the Independence of the Supreme Court”"
By Dave Andrusko The Senate voted today 53-47 to confirm Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson as the next associate justice of the Supreme Court. All 50 Democrats voted in favor, all but three Republicans–Mitt Romney, Lisa Murkowski , and Susan Collins—voted against. She will replace Associate Justice Stephen G. Breyer after the Supreme Court’s term ends …Continue reading "Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson confirmed to a seat on the Supreme Court on a vote of 53-47"
By Dave Andrusko Admirers of Justice Clarence Thomas breathed a sigh of relief this morning when the Supreme Court’s public information officer said that Thomas was discharged from the hospital Friday after a stay of nearly a week. According to CBS News’ Kathryn Watson Thomas was admitted to Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, D.C., on …Continue reading "Justice Thomas released from the hospital"
By Dave Andrusko Yesterday we discussed how Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson handled the abortion issue during her testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee. Not surprisingly, a nominee of pro-abortion President Joe Biden would say nothing that would assuage pro-life concerns that Judge Brown Jackson will be a reliable third vote to uphold Roe …Continue reading "Ketanji Brown Jackson is asked “can unborn babies feel pain?” “I don’t know.” The answer is “Sure they can.”"
By Dave Andrusko By the time you read this, Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson will have finished her third, and final, day of testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee. To be blunt, she has said nothing that would assuage pro-life concerns that Judge Brown Jackson will be a reliable third vote to uphold …Continue reading "What we’ve learned after three days of hearings on the nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court"