Posts tagged: Supreme Court

“A Creche on Display in the Illinois Capitol” (Illinois Family Spotlight #073)

Once again a nativity scene has taken its place in the Illinois Capitol rotunda, thanks to the work of the Springfield nativity committee and the Thomas More Society, including our guest Tom BrejchaMr. Brejcha is the President and Chief counsel member of the Thomas More Society.

He joins Monte Larrick to discuss religious freedom in Illinois and the nation. From including the nativity display in our capitol building, to the Masterpiece Cakeshop case in the Supreme Court.… Continue Reading

From Roe to Obamacare, Are Republican-Appointed Judges Ruling As You Think?

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Written by Heather Clark

Some Americans are stating this election that they do not believe that the inauguration of Mitt Romney and the appointment of Republican judges to the bench will result in overturning Supreme Court decisions such as Roe v. Wade and other critical rulings.

“Most Christians don’t have a clue that Republican-appointed judges are making bad rulings that destroy our Christian institutions in our nation,” Pastor Matt Trewhella of Mercy Seat Christian Church near Milwaukee, Wisconsin told Christian News Network.… Continue Reading

Americans Affirm Voter ID Laws

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Written by Jan LaRue

If photo ID laws are the bane to minority voting rights that leftists and assorted federal judges claim, you’d expect the public to agree. Not even close.

Eighty percent of Americans, white and nonwhite across party lines support photo ID laws, according to a Gallup poll taken Aug. 15-16:

  • Nonwhite:       77%
  • Republicans:    93%
  • Independents:  83%
  • Democrats:      63%

Last July, the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals held that Texas’ “strict photo ID law” discriminated against or disproportionately affected black and Latino voters who allegedly face hardships in obtaining the necessary documents, which include any of the following:

  • Election identification certificate
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Neither History Nor the Constitution Compels the U.S. Senate to Confirm Obama’s Scalia Replacement

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Written by Casey Mattox

Touchdowns were worth 4 points, field goals were worth 5, the forward pass was illegal, and these guys were the terrors of college football.

That was the setting in 1888, the last time an opposition party controlled Senate confirmed a Supreme Court nominee to a seat vacated during an election year. President Garfield’s nominee, Melville Fuller, (coincidentally, a Harvard man who would not have liked the picture above) gained the support of a barely Republican Senate.… Continue Reading

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