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Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch:  “Role of Justices is to Interpret the Law”

Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch:  “Role of Justices is to Interpret the Law”

By Michael Hernandez SIMI VALLEY—“The role of justices is to interpret the law and not make it” using the Constitution for “faithful interpretation” said U.S. Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch at a Sept. 10 event held at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library.  “Judges are not supposed to be politicians.  My job is to enforce all […]

Finally, the Supreme Court is taking up gun rights again

Finally, the Supreme Court is taking up gun rights again

    By JAMES PHILLIPS AND JOHN YOO Editor’s Note: We don’t ordinarily applaud LA Times editorials,. but here’s one we can get behind … On Tuesday, the Supreme Court granted review of a case involving the constitutional right to keep and bear arms. The case challenges a New York City  law that prohibits transporting handguns, even licensed […]

Antonio Sabato Jr. Has A Message for Democrats and The President [VIDEO]

Antonio Sabato Jr. Has A Message for Democrats and The President [VIDEO]

Stephanie Hamill | Video Columnist Actor and California congressional candidate Antonio Sabato Jr. dropped by the Daily Caller Studio to discuss his campaign, the SCOTUS Nominee and President Trump. “I’m sick of professional politicians who care nothing about their local community,” said Sabato.    Sabato, a Republican, is running against incumbent Democrat Julia Brownley to represent […]

Gerrymandering in the United States

Gerrymandering in the United States

    By Jim Sullivan There is no such thing as a perfect political system, and the United States is no exception to that rule.  As a matter of fact, both the United States and India are currently widely considered to be dysfunctional democracies. We need not look far for evidence of political dysfunction in […]

Trump the Politician: Anti-Abortion vs. Anti-Immigration

Trump the Politician: Anti-Abortion vs. Anti-Immigration

  by Thomas L. Knapp In early June,  Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission (“the gay wedding cake case”) soaked up most of the Supreme Court decision media limelight, even though (or perhaps because) the court’s ruling doesn’t really dispose of the major issues in the case. Another case, also not decided on its […]

Will Janus open the right-to-work door?

Will Janus open the right-to-work door?

. By Larry Sand A lawsuit on track to be heard by the Supreme Court could free all public employees from paying forced union dues. The Friedrichs lawsuit should have done the trick. The case, which would have made belonging to a public employee union optional as a condition of employment nationwide, was set to […]

California Magazine Ban Saga: State Bans Repair Kits, NRA Sues Again

California Magazine Ban Saga: State Bans Repair Kits, NRA Sues Again

By BillJ   Back in February, San Francisco sued a number of online retailers who were advertising standard-capacity magazines, and now they’ve won. The retailers are henceforth barred from advertising the mag repair kits in CA, so if you want to repair your grandfathered magazines you’ll have to go out of state, I guess. The […]

SCOTUS: Patent Trolls’ Loss is a Win for Honest Commerce

SCOTUS: Patent Trolls’ Loss is a Win for Honest Commerce

. By Thomas L. Knapp On May 22, the US Supreme Court ruled unanimously — and correctly — on a fairly obscure case that nonetheless has huge implications in an area where millions or even billions of dollars are frequently at stake. In TC Heartland v. Kraft Foods Group Brands, the Court came down against […]

SCOTUS: The Nuclear Option is Not Enough

SCOTUS: The Nuclear Option is Not Enough

. By Thomas L. Knapp On January 31,  president Donald Trump nominated federal appellate judge Neil Gorsuch to fill a vacancy on the US Supreme Court created nearly a year before by Associate Justice Antonin Scalia’s death. More than two months later — nearly 14 months since  Scalia’s passing and after 13 months of Republican […]

Hero or villain? WikiLeaks Julian Assange speech

Hero or villain? WikiLeaks Julian Assange speech

By George Miller WikiLeaks head Julian Assange made a nine and a half minute speech from the London Ecuadorian Embassy on October 21, 2016, after a siege of the embassy/cutoff of Internet communications and increasingly aggressive activities by the U.S. and other governments to take him into custody. Assange was granted asylum by the Ecuadorian […]

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