Following the Supreme Court's gay marriage and ObamaCare decisions this June, we discussed the need to "hear the ideas of the GOP hopefuls on how they will reliably fill Supreme Court vacancies with fearless constitutionalists like Thomas, Scalia, and Alito." As the series of GOP presi
In the wake of the Obergefell and King decisions last month, in which the Supreme Court defied the plain meaning of the Fourteenth Amendment and the Affordable Care Act, a Senate Judiciary subcommittee is holding a hearing this afternoon on "Supreme Court Activism and Possible Solutions.”
Following yesterday's disappointing Supreme Court decision in King v. Burwell, CFJ President Curt Levey told Reuters that "pressure will now fall on Republican presidential hopefuls to spell out in detail their views on court appointments." After today's Obergefell decision discovering a constitutional right to gay marriage, the pressure will be even stronger. Here is Mr. Levey's statement on what the GOP contenders must do:
CFJ President Curt Levey expressed disappointment with Chief Justice Roberts' opinion for the Court yesterday in King v. Burwell. Here are some excerpts:
Gay marriage advocates throughout the United States are celebrating the results of the Irish national referendum in which more than 60% of voters approved the legalization of same-sex marriage. At the same time, these advocates are urging the U.S. Supreme Court to create a constitutional right to same-sex marriage, a decision which would deprive American voters of precisely the same right exercised by Irish voters – the right to democratically determine the definition of marriage. Gay marriage advocates apparently fail to see the contradiction.