Anthony Kennedy likely to swing case of same-sex wedding cake

Anthony Kennedy likely to swing case of same-sex wedding cake

Perennial swing voter Justice Anthony M. Kennedy was once again the center of attention as a closely divided Supreme Court tackled the case of a Christian baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple, a case highlighting the clash between First Amendment freedoms and respect for gay rights. With the court’s […]

What to expect in President Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office

What to expect in President Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office

Naming a new Supreme Court justice, repealing Obamacare, rolling back executive orders, and proposing how to fight illegal immigration and impose tariffs will be key parts of President-elect Donald Trump’s first 100-day agenda. During his campaign, Trump unveiled an ambitious 100-day plan, and with a Republican House and Senate, he’ll be expected to execute much […]

Supreme Court AGAIN smacks down Obama on illegal amnesty scheme

Supreme Court AGAIN smacks down Obama on illegal amnesty scheme

By Jennifer Burke/ The Politistick Barack Obama is desperately trying to not only fundamentally transform America by ushering in millions of illegals with his illegal amnesty scheme, he is doing so while thumbing his nose at the Constitution going well beyond his legal bounds with executive actions, then hoping activists on the Supreme Court will back […]

Voters are “completely uninterested” in Garland SCOTUS fight

Voters are “completely uninterested” in Garland SCOTUS fight

From Hot Air So much for the full-court press by the White House to pressure the Senate into confirming Barack Obama’s Supreme Court pick, Merrick Garland. While the Beltway media has focused on the dramatic standoff between both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue, voters everywhere else have largely yawned. Associated Press correspondent Julie Pace told CNN’s […]

SCOTUS just killed a favorite liberal argument against the 2nd Amendment

SCOTUS just killed a favorite liberal argument against the 2nd Amendment

By Sam Rolley / Personal Liberty Digest In a hasty move this week, the Supreme Court gutted liberal arguments that the 2nd Amendment was only intended to protect the American right to bear primitive firearms like the muskets in common use at the time of its writing. The case came after Jaime Caetano, a homeless […]

Merrick Garland denied review to pro-life priests challenging contraceptive mandate

Merrick Garland denied review to pro-life priests challenging contraceptive mandate

Conservatives looking for a window into Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland’s jurisprudence need look no further than a circuit court ruling he joined denying further review to religious, pro-life groups being forced to comply with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ contraceptive mandate. After a three-judge panel on the D.C. Circuit Court of […]

John Whitehead: The Struggle for justice in the Supreme Court

John Whitehead: The Struggle for justice in the Supreme Court

By John W. Whitehead “We are not to simply bandage the wounds of victims beneath the wheels of injustice, we are to drive a spoke into the wheel itself.”—Dietrich Bonhoeffer The untimely death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has predictably created a political firestorm. Republicans and Democrats, eager to take advantage of an opening […]

Supreme Court blocks Obama’s prime climate regulations

Supreme Court blocks Obama’s prime climate regulations

By H. Sterling Burnett / Heartland Institute Legal efforts by 27 states and dozens of business, labor, consumer, and public-interest groups bore fruit when the U.S. Supreme Court stayed the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan (CPP) while the case wends its way through the courts. The Court’s February 9 ruling overturned a DC Court of […]

SCOTUS to hear hunter’s challenge NPS water rules

SCOTUS to hear hunter’s challenge NPS water rules

By H. Sterling Burnett / Heartland Institute In a decision that surprised many court watchers and even the lead plaintiff in the case, the Supreme Court of the United States has decided to hear a case concerning whether an elderly Alaskan hunter, John Sturgeon, can use his hovercraft to hunt along Yukon River tributaries within […]