By Dave Andrusko Somehow this went under my radar, but luckily there is still plenty of time to alert you to a very promising documentary that will be playing in theatres around the nation come January 31. The title is “Created Equal: Clarence Thomas in His Own Words,” and is produced and directed by Michael …Continue reading "The documentary “Created Equal: Clarence Thomas in His Own Words” to open January 31"
By Dave Andrusko Yesterday we posted as quickly as we could news that the Supreme Court (without comment or noted dissent) had refused to hear an ACLU challenge to a 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision upholding Kentucky’s Ultrasound Informed Consent Act. Today we will take a deeper look at the decision and into …Continue reading "Further reflections on Supreme Court’s decision not to review challenge to Kentucky’s informed consent ultrasound law"
By Tony Perkins Editor’s note. Mr. Perkins is president of the Family Research Council. When Governor Matt Bevin walked out of his office for the last time, it’s somewhat fitting that the U.S. Supreme Court picked Monday to uphold one of the most important laws he ever signed — the Kentucky ultrasound bill. The justices, …Continue reading "SCOTUS: Breaking the (Ultra)Sound Barrier"
By Dave Andrusko Without comment or noted dissent, the Supreme Court this morning refused to hear an ACLU challenge to a 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision that upheld Kentucky’s Ultrasound Informed Consent Act. The 2017 law, based on an NRLC model, requires abortionists to perform an ultrasound prior to an abortion, display and …Continue reading "Supreme Court will not review decision upholding Kentucky’s informed consent ultrasound law"
By Brad Wilmouth On Sunday’s World News Tonight, at the end of a full report on liberal Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s health scare from the weekend, ABC reporter Kyra Phillips misleadingly gave the impression that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had reacted to her health problems by ghoulishly speculating about replacing her when, …Continue reading "ABC Misleads, Hints Senate Majority Leader McConnell Reacted Ghoulishly to Ginsburg Health Scare"
By Dave Andrusko This will be a brief post. Writing for the Wall Street Journal, Jess Bravin tells us that perhaps alone among Supreme Court justices, Roe v. Wade author Harry Blackmun “made detailed assessments of Supreme Court advocates” who appeared before the Justices. How can anyone even know this? Referring to notes made about …Continue reading "Justice Blackmun and “suggestions of midcentury prejudice”"
By Dave Andrusko Moving forward, the answers to one of the key questions posed by the three moderators at Tuesday 4th debate featuring 12 Democrats running for President is very much worth reading. (You can read the entire transcript here.) Immediately following the question about “reproductive rights,” CNN’s Erin Burnett asked The Supreme Court is …Continue reading "The many ways pro-abortion Democrats are attempting to intimidate the Supreme Court"
By Dave Andrusko The Supreme Court announced this morning that it has agreed to hear Louisiana’s Act 620, the 2014 law that requires abortion clinics to have a physician with admitting privileges at a local hospital in case of emergencies. The justices will likely hear oral arguments this winter with a decision coming in June …Continue reading "Supreme Court to hear Louisiana law requiring abortionists to have admitting privileges in nearby hospital"
By Louisiana Right to Life The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear oral arguments in the case of Louisiana Act 620, the Unsafe Abortion Protection Act, which requires abortion physicians to have admitting privileges at a local hospital. In February the Court granted the Shreveport abortion facility’s emergency stay request after the U.S. Court …Continue reading "Supreme Court Grants Writs of Certiorari, Will Hear Louisiana’s Admitting Privileges Law Case"
By Dave Andrusko A day late (in this case, two) but hopefully not a dollar short. Woulda, coulda, shoulda. On Tuesday, I had every intention to write about Constitution Day which is observed each September 17 to commemorate the signing of our Constitution in 1787. But I had entirely forgotten until my wife emailed me …Continue reading "The New York Times versus “A Republic, If You Can Keep It”"
By Mary Margaret Ohohan, social issues reporter, Daily Caller News Foundation [DCNF] Exclusive video footage of Christine Blasey Ford’s lawyer obtained by the Daily Caller News Foundation shows her saying that putting “an asterisk next to” Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s name before “he takes a scalpel” to Roe v. Wade was “part of what motivated” Ford …Continue reading "Conference video shows Christine Ford’s lawyer acknowledging abortion was part of Ford’s motivation for attacking Brett Kavanaugh"
NRLC congratulates new justice and Senate Republican leadership By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. My family and I will be on our vacation through August 27. I will occasionally add new items but for the most part we will repost “the best of the best” — the stories our readers have told us they especially liked. …Continue reading "Brett Kavanaugh joins Supreme Court after bruising and brutal attack"