“It envisions a Supreme Court standing (or rather enthroned) at the apex of government, empowered to decide all constitutional questions, always and everywhere ‘primary’ in its role.”
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The Court insists upon litigation conducted by state officials whose preference is to lose the case.
The court accelerated the advance of gay marriage in the US, and decided that defining marriage as the union of one man and one woman is unconstitutional.
Pro-lifers’ display of abortion results outside a Denver church led to a First Amendment legal battle.
Government has a vital interest in the institution that creates and nurtures the next generation. – USA today
People can love whom they want and live the way they choose, but no one is entitled to redefine a foundational institution of civil society that has existed for centuries.
The fact that the Obama administration is opposing DOMA and refusing to defend this law of the land tells you everything you need to know about those in power today.
[M]ost of these evangelicals and Catholics send their kids to colleges dominated by these secular liberals, where all the ideals and values the youngsters learned at home and at their churches is rapidly undermined in four years—with the faithful parents unwittingly paying for the undermining.
One vote could decide both the immediate election and the course of constitutional law for decades to come.
The justices of the future will decide our nation’s course on abortion, affirmative action, civil liberties and gay rights, not to mention big-ticket policy items such as health care. Our Founding Fathers never imagined such a role for the court, but for better or worse, it is here to stay. Vote your conscience this time around, but for heaven’s sake, vote on the Supreme Court. It’s going to matter. – Bloomberg