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  1. TheProgressivePatriot

    An Open Letter to our Resident Constitutionalist

    Introduction and Background For some time now (1) emilynghiem | US Message Board 🦅 Political Discussion Forum and I have been sparring over various social and legal issues from decidedly different philosophies and perspectives. Those differences most often centered on LGBT issues, as has...
  2. J

    Biden flouts Supreme Court, continues illegal catch and release

    . See: Viral video shows illegal immigrants released at the border January 26, 2022 "A new viral video shows illegal immigrants nabbed at the border in Texas being released, ferried to airports and dropped off to catch flights taking them deeper into the U.S. Bill Melugin, a Fox News...
  3. J

    S.C. heard oral arguments today regarding Biden’s questionable vaccine mandate.

    . See Supreme Court hears oral arguments on Biden vaccine mandates: LIVE UPDATES The question is, will a majority on the court apply the Humpty Dumpty theory of language to our Constitution in order to uphold Biden’s vaccine mandate? “When I use a word,” Humpty Dumpty said, in rather a...
  4. J

    U.S.S.C. denies injunctive relief to N Y State health care workers, won't say why

    . Today, 12/13/2021, our Supreme Court denied injunctive relief to stop New York's Vaccine Mandate for Health Care Workers which does not contain religious exemptions. The ruling gave no reason for not giving injunctive relief nor did it remark on the protection of "strict scrutiny" in cases...
  5. J

    Why NYC teachers’ lawyers may be losing COVID vaccine mandate fight

    . In their ARGUMENTS the lawyers representing the teachers have failed to reference the following critical line of thought and cases: Washington v. Harper, 494 U.S. 210, 229 (1990) we find “The forcible injection of medication into a nonconsenting person’s body represents a substantial...
  6. J

    Immigration, a public charge, and tax tyranny!

    On January 25th, 2020, the United States Supreme Court upheld the Trump Administration’s “public charge” rule, allowing it to take effect. The rule, designed to protect American taxpayers from having to finance the economic needs of millions of immigrants flooding into the United States made...
  7. S

    Why is a federal minimum wage rate needed?

    Why is a federal minimum wage rate needed? Our federal courts have upheld our Fair Labor Practices Act’s statutes, but there are still those that question the need for it to be federal law. The federal minimum wage rate limits lower wage rate states extents to deliberately or inadvertently...
  8. J

    Was our S.C. delinquent in its duty to adjudicate the Texas 2020 election lawsuit?

    . In response to the State of Texas filing a Motion for leave to File a BILL OF COMPLAINT in which twenty other States joined, our Supreme Court issued the following ORDER dated, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2020. As you can see, the Order offers no legal reasoning to substantiate Texas does not have...
  9. Chuz Life

    The Overturning of Roe v Wade

    REMINDER: This is in the CDZ and CDZ rules apply. Countless Elected officials, Legal Experts(sic), Journalists, USMB members /posters, all unceasingly postulate that, in the event that Roe v Wade is ever overturned, the abortion issue would simply "revert back to the States." I disagree that...
  10. J

    Gorsuch applies Humpty Dumpty Theory of Language to Title VII, Civil Rights Act 1964

    NOTE: I would appreciate posters sticking to the legal aspects of the opinion. Justice Gorsuch’s majority opinion in Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia , ignored the rules of statutory construction by ignoring the distinction between " sexual orientation discrimination " and " sex...
  11. J

    S.C. defies Constitution, mocks oath of office, creates singular rights for sexual deviants

    See: Supreme Court rules existing civil rights law protects LGBTQ workers June 15, 2020, “The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that existing federal law forbids job discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and transgender status, a major victory for advocates of gay rights — and a...
  12. JGalt

    Roe Vs Wade appears to be ripe for overturning

    Erroneous precedents in previous Supreme Court rulings are in no way sacred or set in stone. They are subject to the U.S. Constitution as it was written, originally understood, and intended. If former Supreme Court rulings are unconstitutional, then precedent must be overturned. Kavanaugh...
  13. deanrd

    Trump just lied about the Emoluments Suit on live TV.

    Appeals court tosses Democrats' emoluments lawsuit against Trump - CNNPolitics Washington (CNN)A federal appeals court on Friday dismissed a lawsuit by congressional Democrats alleging President Donald Trump violated the emoluments clause of the Constitution by refusing to allow lawmakers to...
  14. Bruce Daniels

    Proposed Constitutional Amendments

    1A. Eliminate the Electoral College and elect the President by the popular vote. 1B. If the Electoral College is retained, each State shall appoint, in such Manner as the Legislature thereof may direct, a Number of Electors, equal to the whole Number of Representatives (only) to which the State...
  15. Fort Fun Indiana

    "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion..." EO instead, then.

    POLITICS Trump Signs Order Against Anti-Semitism At Colleges, Worrying Free Speech Advocates December 11, 20194:42 PM ET LAUREL WAMSLEY Trump Signs Order Against Anti-Semitism At Colleges, Worrying Free Speech Advocates...
  16. TheProgressivePatriot

    U.S Supreme Court Rules to Allow a 40 Foot Christian Cross to Remain on State Property

    Here is an interesting First Amendment church-state issue that was recently before the U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) It’s a contentious issue but even a partisan hack like myself, who is skeptical of all things religious, can see both sides of- Sort of. Supreme Court Allows 40-Foot Peace Cross on...
  17. P@triot

    Supreme Court Watch

    A great victory for the 5th Amendment. Thank God President Trump was elected and able to appoint two Supreme Court Justices thus far. Let’s hope he’s able to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg. My Faith Votes | SCOTUS Watch | June 28, 2019
  18. deanrd

    Today’s Supreme Court abortion ruling is a real head scratcher.

    Supreme Court leaves intact block on one Indiana abortion restriction, but allows fetal burial to go into effect The Supreme Court overturned this part: a state may prohibit abortions motivated solely by race, sex or disability. Republicans want to force women to have retarded babies or...
  19. TheProgressivePatriot

    U.S. Supreme Court Grants Review in Three LGBTQ Employment Discrimination Lawsuits

    The Trump administration declared that a landmark federal law doesn't protect LGBT employees from workplace discrimination This should be real interesting given the change in complexion of the supreme court since the appointment of two new Justices by trump-the first changes since Windsor and...
  20. deanrd

    Do Republicans really think Gorsuch and Kavanaugh will protect Donald (Mafia Don) Trump?

    I think you have to seperate the ideology from from the justice aspect. Republicans dream of ruining the lives of millions of gays and women. They believe in always being against blacks and other racial minorities. The conservative court sees corporations as "people". And they should have...
  21. OKTexas

    Can Justices On The Supreme Court Phone It In????

    Ginsberg voted today on the decision to knock down Trumps policy on asylum seekers who enter the country unlawfully. I'm curious how she participated from her hospital bed? I can't find anything online. Thoughts?
  22. g5000

    Chief Justice Roberts Rebukes Trump

    Trump did something unconstitutional. If he was a black guy, the pseuedocons would have added that to their growing List O'Reasons To Impeach they used to copy and paste on this forum a few years ago. A federal judge placed an injunction on Trump's action. So, as predictable as the sun...
  23. chops_

    Judge Kavanaugh on the Fourth Amendment

    Judge Kavanaugh on the Fourth Amendment - SCOTUSblog Mod addition of the source link.. 1. The balancing cases: Askew and Vilsack The first two cases to consider involve balancing of government and privacy interests. In both cases, the majority held that the government practice violated the...
  24. deanrd

    Number of Law Professors against Kavanaugh's nomination is now over 650.

    More than 650 law professors sign letter stating Kavanaugh lacks ‘judicial temperament,’ should not be confirmed It's not going to matter. When have Republicans cared about what is good for America?
  25. deanrd

    Trump caves after backlash and will now allow FBI to interview anyone in Kavanaugh investigation

    Trump caves after backlash and will now allow FBI to interview anyone in Kavanaugh investigation According to The New York Times, the president on Monday afternoon told the bureau that it could interview anyone while conducting the week-long investigation into sexual assault allegations against...
  26. AsianTrumpSupporter

    Chuck Grassley issues a response to Bernie Sanders' recent letter

    Oh, sick bern.
  27. S

    Who's Dividing Who?

    For two years our government and its unelected bureaucracy has been telling us that Russia "sowed seeds of discord" on Facebook and in other media. The SCOTUS nomination hearings over the last couple of weeks made it clear to me that both sides of our 2-party run government and their media...
  28. deanrd

    Kavanaugh gives us the opportunity to talk "White Privilege".

    Clearly Kavanaugh was demanding the open seat in the Supreme Court be turned over to him. He played football. He lifts weights. He plays basketball. He drinks beer. Underage drinking? OK. Drinking parties? OK. He went to a prep school and Yale. He's white. Therefore, he deserves to be...
  29. deanrd

    Have Republicans taken the Mantle as the Party of the Sexual Predator?

    Republicans screamed about Bill Clinton getting a BJ from an adult woman who said she seduced him. It was discovered that Gary Hart had a mistress. John Edwards mistress had a baby. Anthony Weiner sent out pictures of his underwear. Eliot Spitzer visited hookers. For years, Republicans have...
  30. deanrd

    Republicans are giving Democrats a lesson in EXACTLY how "rigged" works.

    Squashing Merrick Garland's nomination. Rushing Bret Kavanaugh's nomination through. Releasing thousands of documents a few hours before a hearing. Refusing to let Ford have any witnesses. Refusing an FBI investigation. Refusing to call Mark Judge as a witness. This reminds me of all...

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