In a blistering must-see address on the U.S. Senate floor, Senator Josh Hawley (R-MO), the youngest member of the U.S. Senate, condemned Justice Neil Gorsuch’s opinion in Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia. Writing for the Majority, Gorsuch essentially legislated from the bench, changing duly passed federal law with far-reaching and destructive consequences for all Americans, especially religious Americans.
Posted in Federal, Religious Liberty
Tagged Antonin Scalia, Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia, Josh Hawley, Judicial Activism, Neil Gorsuch, Originalism, SCOTUS, textualism, U.S. Senate
A vast divide now exists among Americans. It is far more than a political rift between Democrats and Republicans. It is not merely a struggle between conservatives and liberals. The true nature of this conflict centers on how we shall live as individuals and what values we shall uphold as a nation. The facts at hand are not encouraging.
Posted in Marriage/Family/Culture
Tagged Brett Kavanaugh, Christine Blasey Ford, Cory Booker, Donald Trump, Dr. Daniel Boland, FBI, Jimmy Kimmel, Kamala Harri, Kristen Gillibrand, Mazie Hirono, Rachel Mitchell, SCOTUS, U.S. Senate
In the first few days of his confirmation hearings,Judge Brett Kavanaugh has already been doggedly questioned on his views on abortion, specifically whether he will overturn Roe v. Wade. The attention on his views is warranted. If Judge Kavanaugh is confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court, the 5-4 conservative majority will have the ability to overturn the court-protected “right” to abortion.
But contrary to conventional wisdom, Roe v. Wade is no longer the main constitutional guardian for abortion access. While Roe established that the constitutional right to privacy extends to the choice of whether to abort a baby, most …
Posted in Federal, Sanctity of Life
Tagged Abortion, Abuse of Discretion, Brett Kavanaugh, Carhartt v. Gonzalez, Clarke Forsythe, Griswold v Connecticut, Harry Blackman, Planned Parenthood v. Casey, Roe v. Wade, Sandra Day O’Connor, stare decisis, U.S. Senate, Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt