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  • Supreme Court considers limiting judicial scrutiny in U.S. elections

    12/06/2022 5:26:08 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 23 replies
    Reuters via Yahoo ^ | December 6, 2022 | By Andrew Chung
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Just eight days before the 2020 presidential election, conservative U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh wrote in an opinion involving a Wisconsin voting dispute that "state courts do not have a blank check to rewrite state election laws for federal elections." Kavanaugh's words, along with those of some of his fellow conservative justices criticizing state courts in other election-related disputes, foreshadowed a major case set to be argued on Wednesday that could hand politicians more power over the conduct of elections and limit the ability of state courts. The Supreme Court, which has a 6-3 conservative majority,...
  • I’m gay, I support gay marriage, and I don’t think the ‘gay rights’ side should win in this Supreme Court case: That’s what living in a pluralist and free society requires.

    12/05/2022 9:03:24 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    Based Politics ^ | 12/05/2022 | Brad Polumbo
    I’m unabashedly gay, and I certainly support gay marriage. But I nonetheless side with the Christian wedding designer who’s before the Supreme Court right now because she refuses to design a same-sex wedding website. I’m going to explain why, but first, here are the facts.What’s This Case All About?On Monday, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case called 303 Creative LLC v Elenis. The case centers around Lorie Smith, a Christian who owns a website design business. She wants to expand her business and start designing custom wedding websites, but due to her religious beliefs, is unwilling to...
  • Supreme Court Justice Gorsuch Leaves CO Solicitor General Stammering During Oral Arguments on Religious Liberty

    12/05/2022 8:59:50 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 5 replies
    Red State ^ | 12/05/2022 | Bonchie
    Amidst all the rightful focus on government censorship and election interference, another major story is brewing over at the Supreme Court. On Monday, the Justices heard oral arguments in a case centering on a web designer who has religious objections to making websites for same-sex couples.Naturally, Lorie Smith, who runs a company called 303 Creative, is based in Colorado. That state has become ground zero for religious liberty cases, made infamous by its persecution of cake baker Jack Phillips.During oral argument, the conservative justices seemed to lean toward siding with Smith, who has asserted that it violates her religious beliefs...
  • Supreme Court Signals It Will Side With Website Designer Who Refused to Create Sites for Gay Marriages

    12/05/2022 8:57:27 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    Red State ^ | 12/05/2022 | Streiff
    Monday, the US Supreme Court heard a major religious liberty case from Colorado called 303 Creative v. Elenis. The issue to be decided is: Whether applying a public-accommodation law to compel an artist to speak or stay silent violates the free speech clause of the First Amendment.The case is similar to the Masterpiece Cakeshop case, which was settled unsatisfactorily in 2018. In that case, Jack Phillips, the proprietor of Masterpiece Cakeshop, refused to make a wedding cake that was decorated with two grooms. While the case is often portrayed as Phillips refusing to provide service to a homosexual “couple,” all...
  • Gorsuch Grills Lawyer Over Whether Colorado Baker Had To Go Through ‘Reeducation Program’

    12/05/2022 12:27:58 PM PST · by MtnClimber · 27 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 5 Dec, 2022 | BRIANNA LYMAN
    Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch asked Monday whether Colorado baker Jack Phillips was forced to undergo “reeducation” after refusing to bake a cake for a gay wedding. Gorsuch’s question came during oral arguments in the case of 303 Creative v. Elenis. Lorie Smith, who owns 303 Creative and provides graphic and web design services, sued the state in 2016 because she did not want to create wedding websites for same-sex couples, arguing the law violated her First Amendment rights. The case is similar to that of a 2018 case involving baker Jack Phillips, also from Colorado, who refused to make...
  • Catholic Student Center in Nebraska Receives Shooting Threat, Signed ‘Jane’s Revenge’

    12/05/2022 6:17:56 PM PST · by marshmallow · 6 replies
    Catholic News Agency ^ | 12/4/22 | Joe Bukuras
    Boston, Mass., Dec 4, 2022 / 13:23 pm A Catholic campus ministry center at the University of Nebraska received a death threat Saturday morning in a note signed “Jane’s Revenge,” a calling card used by pro-abortion activists. “If our right to abortion in Bellevue is taken away due to the attempt to pass an abortion ban and it gets passed[,] we will shoot up your Newman Center with our new AR-74 rifles. Sincerely, Jane’s Revenge,” the note, which was posted online, says. The note was addressed to Father Dan Andrews, pastor of the St. John Paul II Newman Center. The...
  • Ketanji Brown Jackson Suggests Christmas Classic “It’s a Wonderful Life” is Fodder For White Supremacists in Oral Arguments Over Free Speech Case

    12/05/2022 4:13:35 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 126 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | December 5, 2022 | Cristina Laila
    She’s the smartest person on the Supreme Court, according to Joe Biden. The US Supreme Court on Monday listened to arguments in a case about a Colorado web designer who doesn’t want to create wedding websites for same-sex couples.
  • Justices keep student loan cancellation blocked for now

    12/01/2022 12:25:02 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 19 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | December 1, 2022
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Thursday said the Biden administration program to cancel student loans will remain blocked for now, but the justices agreed to take up the case in late winter. The court’s decision to hear arguments relatively quickly means it is likely to determine whether the widespread loan cancellations are legal by late June. That’s about two months before the newly extended pause on loan repayments is set to expire. The administration had wanted a court order that would have allowed the program to take effect even as court challenges proceed. But as a fallback, it...
  • SCOTUS Takes Up Major Immigration Case Between Texas And Biden Administration

    11/30/2022 11:32:27 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 24 replies
    Republic Brief ^ | 30/11/22 | Kari Donovan
    The Supreme Court on Tuesday questioned the Biden administration’s authority to prioritize which non-citizens to deport when hearing a challenge brought by two GOP state attorneys general who say the Department of Homeland Security is skirting federal immigration law. The justices were considering three distinct issues in the case, which opens the door to shifting majorities. After arguments, it wasn’t clear if there was a clear majority in any one area. The case was brought by Texas and Louisiana. “At the heart of the dispute is a September 2021 memo from Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas that laid out priorities...
  • DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/6/2023. (Brunson vs 388 congresscritters, biden, harris, pence)

    11/30/2022 10:59:28 AM PST · by C210N · 49 replies
    Supreme Court Docket ^ | 11/30/22 | SCOTUS
    The Supreme Court today, 11/30/22, has set a conference date of January 6 2023 to decide on certiorari for a case that's remedy is to remove from office now and forever 388 congresscritters plus biden, harris and pence that voted against the 10-day investigatory period of voter/election fraud on January 6 2021. I find it simply AMAZING that for a conference date, the day of 1/6 was used. There can be NO coincidences!
  • Could Brothers from Ogden, Utah, Have Found a Way To FIX The 2020 Election?

    11/28/2022 7:01:51 PM PST · by RobaWho · 72 replies
    Creative Destruction Media (CDM.press) ^ | Rob Cunningham + Bill Quinn
    Brunson v. Adams was filed out of Ogden Utah. The case has been accepted for review by the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS.) What is this case about? How does it concern me? Following the 2020 election, certain legislators, Senators and others brought forward evidence and claims suggesting there was some sort of malfeasance during the 2020 election. Once these claims and evidence were brought forward following the election, Congress was required to pause in order to investigate and ascertain the validity of these concerns. Among other things, this pause would have delayed the January 6th vote by...
  • Ketanji Brown Jackson swipes at Biden DOJ during SCOTUS immigration case

    11/30/2022 7:52:53 AM PST · by Twotone · 34 replies
    NY Post ^ | November 29, 2022 | Steven Nelson
    WASHINGTON — Supreme Court oral arguments in a key immigration case grew heated Tuesday as Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, President Biden’s first nominee to the court, rejected the White House’s interpretation of federal law. Jackson accused Solicitor General Elizabeth Prelogar of having a “conceptual problem” in her understanding of the Administrative Procedure Act, which requires the federal bureaucracy to take certain steps when changing policies. The case, brought by Texas and Louisiana, challenges Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas’ 2021 memo that said federal agents should review the “totality” of an illegal immigrant’s threat to public safety rather than automatically expel...
  • LISTEN LIVE: Supreme Court hears arguments over Biden enforcement of Trump-era border policy

    11/29/2022 8:41:57 AM PST · by bitt · 12 replies
    pbds.org ^ | 11/29/2022 | pbs
    The Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday over a blocked Biden administration policy that would prioritize deportation of people in the country illegally who pose the greatest public safety risk. The arguments are scheduled to start at 10 a.m. ET. Listen in the player above. Republican-led states sued and won a nationwide court order that is meant to limit immigration officers’ discretion in deciding whom to deport. The justices are hearing arguments in the case Tuesday.
  • The US Supreme Court Case that Could Change Everything

    11/28/2022 12:34:49 PM PST · by nikos1121 · 125 replies
    Golden Age of Gaia ^ | 11/26/2022 | Suzanne Maresca
    From the website ralandbrunson.com, updated as of November 23, 2022 Background ~ Loy, Raland, Deron and Gaynor Brunson (the brothers) witnessed the 2020 election along with claims from members of congress that the election was rigged. What got their attention was when the proposition to investigate those claims was presented to Congress and put to a vote. What came as a shock to the four brothers is when they discovered that 387 members of Congress along with VP Mike Pence actually voted against the proposed investigation, thus thwarting the investigation. Whether the election was rigged or not was no longer...
  • Supreme Court smacks Trump: How does it make sense that the Legislature has a right to any president's tax records?

    11/24/2022 9:05:12 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 43 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 11/24/2022 | David Zukerman
    During my junior year in college, 1960–1961, I took the Constitutional Law course given by Dean Leonard W. Levy, one of the country's foremost con law scholars. In addition to his immense store of knowledge, he acknowledged the wisdom of common sense, noting that the response to Supreme Court decisions may depend on whose ox is gored. And he advised his students, in writing papers, "Strike while the iron is hot." This New York Times headline, the lead story for November 23, has gotten my iron hot — and dander up. The print edition headline for the story:"JUSTICES DECIDE /...
  • What Is Conservatism? Before the Republican Party can go "back to fundamentals" — or back to anything — we'll need to know what the party is supposed to be in the first place.

    11/23/2022 9:03:40 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 11/23/2022 | Michael D. Giammarino
    Since Election Day, I have been engaging in conversations about the political state of the country. In the face of the failed prediction of a red tsunami, many (both on the right and the left) are blaming the Republicans themselves for the disappointing results. Specifically, the two main culprits receiving most of the blame are Donald Trump and the right's pro-life stance (i.e., the Roe reversal). They say that in light of the failure of MAGA policies to win voters, it is now time to leave Trump and the MAGA Republicans behind and move on with more successful strategies. But...
  • Scarborough's Sudden Respect For Conservative SCOTUS Justices vs. Trump

    11/23/2022 8:47:26 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 16 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    There was much liberal gnashing of teeth when Donald Trump appointed Neil Gorsuch, Brett Kavanaugh, and Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. Libs feared that those Justices would do Donald Trump's bidding without question. But it hasn't turned out that way, as underlined in the brief, unanimous decision just issued by the Court clearing the way for the IRS to turn over Trump's tax returns to the Democrat-controlled House. In reaction, Joe Scarborough went on a long spiel on today's Morning Joe, hailing the Court's conservative Justices. Get the rest of the story and view the video here.
  • Supreme Court allows release of Trump's tax records to House Democrats

    11/22/2022 11:51:49 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 84 replies
    NBC News / Comcast ^ | November 22, 2022 | By Lawrence Hurley
    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected former President Donald Trump's last-ditch plea to block the release of his tax records to House Democrats, paving the way for their possible disclosure to the lawmakers. The decision by the court in a brief order noting no dissenting votes means the committee can try to access the documents ahead of the Republican take-over of the House in January. The committee, however, has not said how quickly it expects to get the documents. Upon taking control, Republicans are expected to withdraw the request. Earlier this month, Chief Justice John Roberts temporarily blocked...
  • New Trump special prosecutor overturned by Supreme Court, tied to IRS scandal: Jack Smith set up infamous meeting in IRS targeting of conservative groups, Congress found.

    11/20/2022 9:41:27 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 27 replies
    Just The News ^ | 11/20/2022 | John Solomon
    The special counsel named by the Biden administration to investigate Donald Trump oversaw a Justice Department unit rebuked by the Supreme Court for its prosecution of a prominent Republican and was linked by Congress to the IRS scandal that targeted conservative groups. Jack Smith, a war crimes prosecutor in The Hague and former chief of the DOJ public integrity section, was named Friday by Attorney General Merrick Garland to take over two investigations of Trump related to Jan. 6 and classified documents found at Mar-a-Lago. In 2014, the House Oversight Committee concluded that during Smith's earlier stint at DOJ he...
  • Biden Admin Warns Of Bankruptcy Surge As It Asks Supreme Court To Resume Student Debt Forgiveness Plan

    11/17/2022 9:07:39 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 28 replies
    Nation and State ^ | 11/17/2022 | Tyler Durden
    Biden's student loan forgiveness plan is going to the Supreme Court.After Biden's plan to buy votes in exchange for forgiving a portion of one's student loan was halted by two federal courts in recent weeks, both of which found it to be unconstitutional, the admin's Justice Department is asking for quick action to block both rulings and allow the plan to take effect even as it plays out in the nation’s courts.As a result, the White House plans to ask the Supreme Court to reinstate the president’s student debt cancellation plan, according to a Thursday legal filing warning that :Americans...