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  • Supreme Court won’t let Biden implement immigration policy

    07/21/2022 3:23:49 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 21 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | July 21, 2022
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court won’t allow the Biden administration to implement a policy that prioritizes deportation of people in the country illegally who pose the greatest public safety risk. The court’s order Thursday leaves the policy frozen nationwide for now. The vote was 5-4 with conservative Justice Amy Coney Barrett joining liberal Justices Sonia Sotomayor, Elena Kagan and Ketanji Brown Jackson in saying they would have allowed the Biden administration to put in place the guidance. The court also announced it would hear arguments in the case, saying they would be in late November. The guidance, issued after...
  • VIDEO: Hillary vs Justice Sotomayor on Clarence Thomas

    07/04/2022 5:52:34 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 12 replies
    YouTube ^ | July4, 2022 | DUmmie FUnnies
    VIDEOWho are you going to believe? Someone with a cold, calculating, reptilian soul such as Hilary Clinton who has very convenient politically motivated memories of Clarence Thomas from over 50 years ago or Justice Sonia Sotomayor who has been working with Justice Thomas at close hand ever since she entered the Supreme Court? Despite their wide political differences, Sotomayor has a much different view of Thomas than Hillary who seems to AGAIN be running for something.
  • Justice Sotomayor Praises Clarence Thomas: ‘Cares Deeply About the Court’

    06/16/2022 5:53:55 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 31 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 06/16/2022 | Paul Bois
    Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor sang her colleague Justice Clarence Thomas’s praises on Thursday for his dedication to the court’s integrity. Speaking at the American Constitution Society on Thursday, the liberal Sotomayor hailed her colleague as a “man who cares deeply about the court as an institution.”
  • Supreme Court ‘Draft’ Decision on Roe v. Wade LEAKED – Fingers Quickly Point at Potential Culprit

    05/02/2022 8:21:10 PM PDT · by montag813 · 205 replies
    24News ^ | 05/02/2022 | Samantha Foster
    by Samantha Foster | 24NewsThe U.S. Supreme Court is apparently planning to vote to END Roe v Wade in a DRAFT OPINION by Justice Samuel Alito — leaked to Politico this evening.The draft opinion was leaked to the press – something that is almost unprecedented.Developing………The Daily Mail reported:The Supreme Court is planning to vote to strike down the decision of Roe v. Wade, long considered a vanguard of guaranteeing a right to an abortion in the United States.The opinion draft – originally obtained by Politico – was written by Justice Samuel Alito, one of the six justices appointed by Republican...
  • Supreme Court Rejects NYC Teachers’ Religious Exemption Appeal Over Vax Mandate

    02/12/2022 6:55:37 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 19 replies
    NY Post ^ | 02/12/22 | Jesse O’Neill
    The Supreme Court on Friday shot down an appeal from a group of New York City school teachers who sought to block a COVID-19 vaccine mandate, arguing it violated their religious freedom.Justice Sonia Sotomayor rejected the emergency appeal on Friday, the same day as the deadline for city employees to comply with the mandate or face losing their jobs.Sotomayor did not offer an explanation, which is the court’s usual procedure.The appeal was filed Tuesday by 15 Department of Education workers, who claimed the city was violating their religious freedoms by not accepting their exemption claims.The city requires that religious exemption...
  • At Minimum, Sotomayor Should Recuse Herself From All Decisions Regarding COVID

    01/10/2022 8:03:20 AM PST · by george76 · 70 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | January 9, 2022 | Roger L. Simon
    Sonia Sotomayor’s ludicrous claim before her Supreme Court peers during oral arguments that one hundred thousand children were “in serious condition” from COVID-19 when three thousand would have been more accurate, is far more than just an embarrassment to the justice. How could such an ill-informed person be a justice of our highest court? What else doesn’t she know—or, perhaps more exactly, doesn’t want to know? Her full quotation makes it sound still worse. “We have hospitals that are almost at full capacity with people severely ill on ventilators. We have over 100,000 children, which we’ve never had before, in...
  • Justice Sotomayor Falsely Claims 100,000 Children in ‘Serious Condition’ from Covid

    01/07/2022 1:04:27 PM PST · by grundle · 44 replies
    National Review ^ | January 7, 2021 | Zachary Evans
    Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor falsely claimed that 100,000 children are in “serious condition” from Covid during oral arguments on the Biden administration’s employer vaccine mandate on Friday. “We have hospitals that are almost at full capacity with people severely ill on ventilators. We have over 100,000 children, which we’ve never had before, in serious condition, and many on ventilators,” Sotomayor claimed. The current number of confirmed pediatric hospitalizations with Covid in the U.S. is 3,342, according to data from the Department of Health and Human Services released on Friday. The average number of children admitted to the hospital per...
  • Liberal New York Times columnist claims US 'edging closer' to another civil war

    12/13/2021 3:18:02 PM PST · by Levy78 · 79 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12/13/21 | Brandon Gillespie, Lindsay Kornick
    Liberal New York Times columnist Charles M. Blow claimed over the weekend that the U.S. was "edging closer" to another civil war. In a Saturday op-ed, Blow argued that the ongoing debate over Texas' recently passed abortion law, and the invoking of former Vice President John C. Calhoun by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, reminded him of the debate over states' rights and slavery, both of which Calhoun was a proponent, in the decades leading up to the American Civil War. A key component of women’s rights and body autonomy is being snatched away as we watch," Blow wrote, referencing...
  • Not a Wise Latina: Justice Sotomayor ‘paraded her scientific ignorance’ in questioning during oral arguments on Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health

    12/08/2021 7:02:52 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 12/08/2021 | Thomas Lifson
    Sonia Sotomayor, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, raised eyebrows and cast doubt on her fitness for her elevated office during oral arguments over the pending Mississippi abortion case, Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health. Constitutional scholars were taken aback by her injection of politics:“Will this institution survive the stench that this creates in the public perception – that the Constitution and its reading are just political acts?” Sotomayor asked. “I don’t see how it is possible.”And her casual rejection of the Constitution as the arbiter of Supreme Court decision-making:Justice Sonia Sotomayor even said at one point that the...
  • Justice Sotomayor Calls Supreme Court’s Refusal To Block Texas Abortion Call ‘Catastrophic’

    10/25/2021 10:14:20 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 28 replies
    Conservative Brief ^ | 10/25/2021 | Martin Walsh
    U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor is not happy about the court refusing to block Texas’ six-week abortion law.According to The Hill, Sotomayor has called it “catastrophic” that Texas’ abortion ban law has not been stopped.In a seven-page written rant, Sotomayor not only attacked her conservative colleagues, she sensationally claimed that the court “cannot capture the totality of this harm in these pages.”“But as these excerpts illustrate, the State (empowered by this Court’s inaction) has so thoroughly chilled the exercise of the right recognized in Roe as to nearly suspend it within its borders and strain access to it in...
  • Twitter Lefties Lose Their Marbles Over SCOTUS Decision On Donor Disclosure

    07/02/2021 5:26:06 AM PDT · by JV3MRC · 15 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 7/2/2021 | Joseph Vazquez
    The U.S. Supreme Court handed a stunning defeat to the enemies of the First Amendment by invalidating a California law forcing nonprofits to disclose their largest donors — and liberals are losing it. Chief Justice John Roberts wrote the opinion of the Court in Americans for Prosperity Foundation v. Bonta, Attorney General of California. The syllabus for the opinion reasoned that “California’s disclosure requirement imposes a widespread burden on donors’ associational rights.” It continued: “[T]his burden cannot be justified on the ground that the regime is narrowly tailored to investigating charitable wrongdoing, or that the State’s interest in administrative convenience...
  • Paying Off 'La Raza'

    12/17/2009 8:11:37 AM PST · by opentalk · 4 replies · 538+ views
    Townhall ^ | December 16, 2009 | Ben Shapiro
    If you were president of the United States, would you hire an alleged former spy for Fidel Castro to be ambassador to El Salvador, a country teetering on the brink of hard-core socialism? President Obama just did. On Dec. 9, Obama nominated Mari Del Carmen Aponte to be ambassador to El Salvador, despite the fact that in the late 1990s, the FBI discovered that she was working with Cuban intelligence officers. According to Insight Magazine, "When the FBI eventually questioned her about her involvement with Cuban intelligence, she reportedly refused to cooperate." Why would Aponte escape the Obama administration's scrutiny?...
  • Supreme Court keeps in place Florida law requiring felons to pay fees before voting

    07/16/2020 12:38:03 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 32 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 16 2020 | Ronn Blitzer
    The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a request to block a Florida law requiring those who have been convicted of felonies and served their sentences to pay outstanding fines and fees owed in connection with their cases before voting. The court's order keeps the law in place heading into the state's primary election for non-presidential races, which is scheduled for Aug. 18 with a registration deadline of July 20. Justices Sonia Sotomayor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Elena Kagan dissented with the majority's opinion. "This Court's order prevents thousands of otherwise eligible voters from participating in Florida's primary election simply because...
  • Supreme Court lifts stay for second federal execution this week [Developing]

    07/15/2020 2:03:31 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 59 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 15, 2020 | John Kruzel
    The Supreme Court on Wednesday lifted another injunction on the Trump administration's rapid push to resume federal death sentences this week. A divided court lifted one of a handful of injunctions temporarily blocking the execution of a man whose lawyers say suffers from severe dementia. The vote was 5-4 with the liberal justices — Stephen Breyer, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor — dissenting. DEVELOPING...
  • Three Lefty Supreme Court Justices Affirm Originalism In Unanimous Jury Ruling

    04/22/2020 5:22:52 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    The Federalist ^ | April 22, 2020 | Kyle Sammin
    With three conservatives and three liberals signing on to the originalist ruling in Ramos v. Louisiana, we see more evidence that the 'living Constitution' school of thought is in decline. The Supreme Court ruled Monday that for defendants to be convicted of crimes, juries must decide their guilt unanimously, not by a simple majority or any other fraction. If that seems obvious, it may be because in the federal judiciary and the courts of 48 states, this is already the law and has been for a long time. Oregon and Louisiana were, until this week, the only outliers. In applying...
  • Cruz Scorches Sotomayor over Trump Critique

    02/29/2020 6:44:23 AM PST · by Kaslin · 24 replies
    American ^ | February 29, 2020 | Daniel John Sobieski
    Before Sonia Sotomayor, the “wise Latina” as she once referred to herself, was nominated by President Barack Hussein Obama in May 2009 and confirmed as Supreme Court justice that August, her legal expertise and judgment were being questioned by those noting her high reversal rate by the court she was being elevated to: Three of the five majority opinions written by Judge Sotomayor for the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals and reviewed by the Supreme Court were reversed, providing a potent line of attack raised by opponents Tuesday after President Obama announced he will nominate the 54-year-old Hispanic woman to...
  • Trump Calls Out Sotomayor For Her Activism

    02/27/2020 4:46:47 AM PST · by Kaslin · 29 replies ^ | February 27, 2020 | Sheriff David Clarke Ret
    President Trump is right to call out Justice Sotomayor, and other unelected black robed social justice activist hacks who are masquerading as non-partisan upholders of the rule of law. Remember when the United States Supreme Court carefully guarded their time-honored independence from the politics of the Executive and Legislative branches? In those days, rarely were they ever seen or heard from outside of rendering opinions, and they kept those decisions based on the law, not politics. Those days are over thanks to judges who believe it is their role to act as a super legislature. Recently Justice Sotomayor showed her...
  • Supreme Court allows 'public charge' rule to take effect nationwide

    02/23/2020 1:35:22 AM PST · by fwdude · 33 replies
    The Hill ^ | 02/22/2020 | J. Edward Moreno
    The Supreme Court ruled in favor of the Trump administration on Friday night in a case that contested the president’s “public charge” rule, which critics have called a “wealth test” for legal immigrants. The policy in question, the Immigration and Nationality Act, would make it harder for immigrants who are “likely at any time to become a public charge” to obtain green cards. The policy discourages legal immigrants in the process of obtaining permanent legal status or citizenship from using public assistance, including Medicaid, housing vouchers and food stamps. The case heard by the court, Wolf v. Cook County, sought...
  • 'Wise Latina' Sotomayor heaps praise on San Francisco's new far-left DA, Chesa Boudin

    01/10/2020 6:13:11 AM PST · by artichokegrower · 7 replies
    American Thinker ^ | January 10, 2020 | Monica Showalter
    San Francisco, whether it knows it or not, should be bracing to get even more crime-ridden and hellish than it already is with the questionably rigged election of Chesa Boudin as the city's chief prosecutor.
  • Roberts Thwarted Trump, but Liberals Helped Undercut the Bureaucratic State

    07/13/2019 4:13:17 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 44 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | July 11, 2019 | John Yoo and James Phillips
    Chief Justice Roberts, joined by the four liberal justices (Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, Elena Kagan, and Sonia Sotomayor), declared that “the evidence tells a story that does not match the explanation the Secretary gave for his decision.” The “sole stated reason” for adding the citizenship question to the census, he observed, “seems to have been contrived.” Federal agencies must “offer genuine justifications for important decisions, reasons that can be scrutinized by courts and the interested public.” Otherwise, judicial review becomes “an empty ritual.” In dissent, Justice Clarence Thomas, joined by Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh, correctly called the...