Skip to comments.Obama, Clinton 9th Circuit Judges Suspend Bill of Rights Until Coronavirus is Cured
Posted on 05/25/2020 7:16:13 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
They said it. I didn't.
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday ruled that Democratic California Gavin Newsom's ban on in-person church services during the coronavirus pandemic can stand.
The lawsuit, filed by South Bay United Pentecostal Church in San Diego, prevents that church from reopening, according to the Los Angeles Times
The "constitutional standards that would normally govern our review of a Free Exercise claim should not be applied," wrote the two judges in the majority opinion.
"We're dealing here with a highly contagious and often fatal disease for which there presently is no known cure. In the words of Justice Robert Jackson, if a '(c)ourt does not temper its doctrinaire logic with a little practical wisdom, it will convert the constitutional Bill of Rights into a suicide pact,'" according to the opinion.
The ruling came from Judges Jacqueline Nguyen and Barry Silverman, Nguyen is an Obama appointee and Silverman, a Clinton appointee. The 9th Circuit has a longstanding terrible reputation, but this is a new low.
About the only thing Nguyen and Silverman didn't do is reference crying fire in a theater. Perhaps these two lefty scholars can point us to where the First Amendment states, "except in an emergency".
Are they proposing the suspension of the Bill of Rights until there's a cure. Which may never happen.
Bizarrely, the Democrat judges are quoting a minority dissent arguing that speech could be censored if it was inflammatory. Jackson was arguing that the authorities should have the right to stop Nazi supporters from saying racist things in public because it would lead to disorder and then America would go the way of Nazi Germany. Jackson was a great man, but wrong in this case. That he's being quoted by the majority in this ruling is troubling at best considering the original implications.
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Nobody is this stupid? Well guess that one is open to answer.
I think I smell the Ozone. Is the lightning bolt on it's way?
2nd amendment to insure church goers can attend. Dont think any officer except personal officers of high ranking demo fraud elected will risk their lives trying to enforce any edict
This disease is nowhere nearly bad enough to justify Newsom’s per icious overreach
“”We’re dealing here with a highly contagious and often fatal disease for which there presently is no known cure.”
Not a word of which is true.
Why not take all guns ,property and empty everyone’s bank account while you’re at it
In a way, I think this is good. This stuff needs to go straight to the Supreme Court and they need to make it clear that the Bill of Rights is a HARD LIMIT on what the government can control. And then we need to also talk about that “shall not be infringed” thing.
These are God-given rights, recognized by the Founding Fathers as things the government cannot limit. Not even when something “important” happens.
Yes the disease is incurable. Not the Covid19, but the disease of ComDem Insanity!
We all know this will not stand. But it show how far these Covid19 Dictators are willing to go.
Take them out Oliver Cromwell style! Rope and trees required!
Nothing 115 grains of lead won’t cure.
They intend to do just that, just give them a little time.
Totalitarianism (Communism) is their goal.
Impeachment grounds for Judges?
Can that happen?
Yes it can believe it or not. Read about Alcee Hastings fom Florida.
It’s California; they’re working on it.
Often fatal!? Yes, it only has a 99.7% survival rate. As of now.
Rights or freedom that can be revoked by the whim of a tyrant are illusory and nonexistent. Slavery is not a transitory state that waxes and wanes with the winds of fortune; it is absolute by nature and permanent in duration.
100k dead out of 325 million population?
That = 0.03% of population killed by covid-19.
So it is OK to destroy livelihood of tens of millions who are now unemployed?
Why no shutdown during H1N1 pandemic during Obama regime?
H1N1 killed all ages equally. Covid-19 can’t kill even 1% of healthy people under age 60 who got infected.
Wake up Americans!!
I thought trump had nominated enough judges to tip the balance of the 9th away from the dem appointments?
Am I confusing this with another circuit?
(Asking for a friend)
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