FLASHBACK: In 2007, Schumer Called For Blocking All Bush Supreme Court Nominations – The Daily Caller

During a Sunday morning appearance on ABC’s “This Week,” Democratic Sen. Charles Schumer decried the intent of many Senate Republicans to prevent President Barack Obama from appointing the successor to deceased Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. But less than a decade ago, Schumer advocated doing the same exact thing if any additional Supreme Court vacancies […]

Constitutional Remedies to a Lawless Supreme Court – National Review

By: Ted Cruz This week, we have twice seen Supreme Court justices violating their judicial oaths. Yesterday, the justices rewrote Obamacare, yet again, in order to force this failed law on the American people. Today, the Court doubled down with a 5–4 opinion that undermines not just the definition of marriage, but the very foundations […]

Here’s What Supreme Court Says about Same-Sex Marriage and Religious Freedom – Christianity Today

State bans on same-sex marriage are no longer legal in America, the US Supreme Court ruled 5-4 today. So the question becomes: How will gay rights and religious rights be balanced? Below is what the justices said in today’s majority opinion and four dissents, as well as a summary of related survey data. Essentially, the […]

Tensions build as Supreme Court readies blockbuster rulings – Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Tensions are building inside and outside the white marble facade of the U.S. Supreme Court building as the nine justices prepare to issue major rulings on gay marriage and President Barack Obama’s healthcare law by the end of the month. Of the 11 cases left to decide, the biggest are a challenge […]

Supreme Court To Hear Texas Districts Count Case – The Daily Caller

The Supreme Court is taking up a case intended to settle if states should only count residents who are eligible to vote as opposed to the entire population when electoral districts are drawn for their state legislatures. The case, put forth by two Texas residents with funding from the organization the Project on Fair Representation, […]

Did Anthony Kennedy Just Show His Hand On The Obamacare Subsidies Case? | The Daily Caller

Justice Anthony Kennedy’s comments in a run-of-the-mill budget meeting Monday may have signaled how he intends to vote in this year’s biggest Obamacare lawsuit over the legality of federal premium subsidies. In a Monday budget request before the House Appropriations Committee, Justice Anthony Kennedy, typically the swing vote on the Court, made comments that could […]

Justices sharply divided over health care law subsidies – My Way News

By Mark Sherman WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court was sharply divided Wednesday in the latest challenge to President Barack Obama’s health overhaul, this time over the tax subsidies that make insurance affordable for millions of Americans. The justices aggressively questioned lawyers on both sides of what Justice Elena Kagan called “this never-ending saga,” the […]

MLK and ‘Disparate Impact’ | National Review Online

It’s felicitous that two days after Martin Luther King Day this year, the Supreme Court will be hearing oral arguments in Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. The Inclusive Communities Project. This case involves the “disparate impact” approach to civil-rights enforcement, and that approach is contrary to Dr. King’s famous dream of a […]

Supreme Court to hear same-sex marriage case – Josh Gerstein – POLITICO

The Supreme Court agreed Friday to decide whether the U.S. Constitution guarantees all Americans the right to enter into same-sex marriages. The high-profile case has the potential to legalize gay marriage in all 50 states or to roll the practice back by overturning a series of federal court rulings that have dramatically expanded the availability […]

The Trouble with Early Voting | National Review Online

Early and absentee voting have their place, but they are becoming the rule not the exception. The headline in Florida’s Sun-Sentinel newspaper this weekend says it all: “People Who Vote Before Election Could Decide Outcome of Governor’s Race.” In Florida, a third of the electorate will vote by mail, a third will vote early by […]

Supreme Court skeptical of Obama recess appointments – CBS News

Just back from their own long break, Supreme Court justices set out Monday to resolve a politically charged fight over when the Senate’s absence gives the president the power to make temporary appointments to high-level positions without senators’ approval. The legal battle is the outgrowth of partisan rancor over presidential appointees that has characterized Washington […]

Obamacare back in court Tuesday | The Daily Caller

Obamacare is in serious danger. After weathering a Supreme Court challenge that threatened to gut the law by striking down the individual mandate, major pillars — the business penalty, the individual penalty, and the generous health-care subsidies that make the exchange plans affordable — are being challenged in court, with at least two lawsuits potentially […]

Supreme Court rejects LIberty University’s Obamacare appeal – Washington Times

The Supreme Court on Monday rejected an Obamacare-related appeal from Liberty University, effectively ending a case that many saw as a last-ditch attempt to overturn the 2010 law. The Virginia-based, Christian college had raised issues about the mandate aspect of the law, a key provision that — if overturned — would have shaken the very […]