By Dave Andrusko Ed Whelan writes “This Day in Liberal Activism” pretty much every Monday through Friday at National Review Online. For August 3, he reminds us that elections do matter: 1993—By a vote of 96 to 3, the Senate confirms President Clinton’s nomination of D.C. Circuit judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg to the Supreme Court …Continue reading "Justice Ginsburg confirmed 29 years ago today. Much has changed for the better, thanks to President Trump."
By Scott Whitlock Last Friday, a radical pro-abortion group offered a location bounty on the whereabouts of conservative Supreme Court Justices. Yet despite the fire bombings and threats against pro-life organizations, the networks have so far ignored it. Instead, all weekend, they promoted pro-abortion rallies and an executive order from Joe Biden. On Friday morning, Shutdown DC, …Continue reading "Network Blackout as Radical Pro-Abortion Group Offers Location Bounty on SCOTUS Justices"
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the overturning of Roe v. Wade was a ‘tragic outcome’ and that the Democrats must work to codify pro-abortion laws. By David McLoone Democrat U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has again blasted the Supreme Court over its June 24 ruling overturning Roe v. Wade, describing the judiciary as “extremist” after …Continue reading "Pelosi calls Supreme Court an ‘extremist’ body in letter to fellow Democrats"
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"