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Tag: "Supreme Court"

America's Oligarchy - The Tyranny of the Federal Judiciary

America’s Oligarchy – The Tyranny of the Federal Judiciary

Two key decisions rendered by the Federal Judiciary this week severely challenge not only the foundational institutions of our society, but the fundamental operation of our republic. The U.S. Supreme Court announced this week that it opted to not hear appeals by five states regarding their traditional marriage laws. Utah, Virginia, Indiana, Wisconsin, and Oklahoma […]

Holder As a Supreme Court Justice? It Is Scary and It Is Plausible

Holder As a Supreme Court Justice? It Is Scary and It Is Plausible

With the resignation of Attorney General Eric Holder, unquestionably the most activist – and most divisive – attorney general in the history of the country, everyone seems fixated on who will replace him, and rightly so. The position of nation’s “top cop” is one of extreme importance. As was witnessed with Mr. Holder’s tenure, a […]

COS Proposes Bizarre Solution to rein in the U.S. Supreme Court

COS Proposes Bizarre Solution to rein in the U.S. Supreme Court

Constitutional Convention advocates recommend a fundamental transformation of the U.S. Supreme Court by modeling it after the European International Court on Human Rights (ECHR). Convention of the States National Director, Michael Farris recommends, “If the Supreme Court loves their national law, we’ll fix them this way.” Farris continues that we turn the Court into a […]

Supreme Court Prayer Ruling Protects Freedom of Religion and Speech

Supreme Court Prayer Ruling Protects Freedom of Religion and Speech

“Some desire to enthrone a rigid secularism as the state religion while suppressing all other views. In contrast, ordered liberty allows free expression for all.” — Mark Tooley, IRD President WASHINGTON, May 5, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ — U.S. Supreme Court justices ruled today that legislative bodies such as city councils can begin their meetings with […]

Are You Smarter Than a Supreme Court Judge?

Are You Smarter Than a Supreme Court Judge?

April was not a good month for Americans that still believe the Supreme Court is a font of legal wisdom. Former Justice John Paul Stevens authored an Op–Ed in the WaPost proving you can be ignorant of history, blinded by ideology and confused regarding the plain meaning of words and still get to wear the […]

U.S. Supreme Court Denies Rehearing On German Homeschooling Case

U.S. Supreme Court Denies Rehearing On German Homeschooling Case

PURCELLVILLE, Va., March 3, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ — On the morning of March 3, 2014, the United States Supreme Court denied review in the appeal of Uwe and Hannelore Romeike after years of fighting for asylum in the American court system. The Romeikes are a German homeschool family who fled to the United States in […]

Supreme Court Sits on German Homeschool Asylum Case

Supreme Court Sits on German Homeschool Asylum Case

PURCELLVILLE, Va., Feb. 24, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ — In an unexpected turn, the United States Supreme Court has apparently decided to continue thinking about Home School Legal Defense Association’s German homeschool asylum case, Romeike v. Holder. The case had been scheduled for review by the Court on Friday, February 21, 2014, and HSLDA expected to see […]

Roberts Rules Again…Poorly

Now comes news that Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts has doubled down on his middle finger to the American citizenry by turning away – without comment, which the SCOTUS gets to do – an emergency stay request, filed by the Association of American Physicians & Surgeons and the Alliance for Natural Health USA, to […]

Thomas More Society Petitions U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Autocam's Obamacare Case

Thomas More Society Petitions U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Autocam’s Obamacare Case

KENTWOOD, Mich., Oct. 15, 2013 /Christian Newswire/ — Today, the Thomas More Society, a Chicago-based public interest law firm, joined forces with Catholic Vote Legal Defense Fund and a Michigan law firm, to petition the U.S. Supreme Court to review and reverse the Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals’ recent decision, denying the claims of Autocam, an […]

German Homeschoolers Asylum: Home School Legal Defense petitions US Supreme Court

German Homeschoolers Asylum: Home School Legal Defense petitions US Supreme Court

PURCELLVILLE, Va., Oct. 10, 2013 /Christian Newswire/ — Today the Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA) is filing a petition with the United States Supreme Court to hear Romeike v. Holder, the German homeschooling asylum case. In April 2013, a three-judge panel of the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals sustained the Obama Administration’s revocation of […]

Evangelicals Swing Both Ways on Social Issues

Evangelicals Swing Both Ways on Social Issues

A significant proportion of the US population feels marginalized and suffers from perceived widespread disrespect. Their desires are discounted and in some instances actively discouraged by state, federal and local government. Families are either split or prevented from coming together, which results in children who are denied the benefits of a two–parent family. Circumstances beyond […]

You No-Longer Have State’s Rights! You Have Government-Provided Allowances

You No-Longer Have State’s Rights! You Have Government-Provided Allowances

    Whether or not everyone agrees with or supports same-sex marriage is beside the point when individual state’s are being ripped from the people and states. What is most important today is our government—federal, as well as state and local. It has overreached into our Fourth Amendment rights by invading our homes and lives […]

Prop 8 Ruling Avoided: Supreme Court clears the path for gay marriage in California

Prop 8 Ruling Avoided: Supreme Court clears the path for gay marriage in California

The Supreme Court has ruled that California citizens who want to uphold the gay marriage ban do not have the right to appeal the lower court rulings striking down the ban. Proposition 8 was passed by the voters of California in 2008, but last year, the federal court of appeals deemed it unconstitutional. This 5-4 […]

DOMA: Suprme Court Strikes Down Key Part of Defense of Marriage Act

DOMA: Suprme Court Strikes Down Key Part of Defense of Marriage Act

The Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision, has found the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional. The federal law that defined marriage as between a man and a woman is struck down in this landmark decision. The Supreme Court of The United States has decided that gay marriage is legal. You can read the full decision […]

Kagan '09: 'There is No Federal Constitutional Right to Same-Sex Marriage'

Kagan ’09: ‘There is No Federal Constitutional Right to Same-Sex Marriage’

Let’s take a stroll down memory lane.  It’s 2009, and Elena Kagan is answering questions during her confirmation hearing for the position of Solicitor General within the Obama administration. According to William Jacobson at Legal Insurrection, who posted this piece on March 25, this is what she had to say about gay marriage: 1. As Solicitor General, you […]