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During his confirmation hearings, Chief Justice Roberts spoke at some length about the Court’s modest role in the country’s affairs. The Court, he said, was there to merely call the balls and strikes. 819 more words
The First Amendment is under attack by radical Leftists, and the Left is silent. Where are you, ‘liberals?’ Where are all of you ‘liberals who claim to be principled, to believe in liberty and the separation of Church and State? 1,457 more words
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“We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.
There exists much debate between advocates of original intent theory who hold that the Supreme Court should read the Constitution as the framers intended and proponents of living document theory who claim that the framers’ broad language allows the Court to construe the document as an adaptable mechanism. 291 more words