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Neil Gorsuch Proves Himself to be the Reincarnation of Antonin Scalia

Because you know that the truth means more to me than anything, let me offer some facts about former Supreme Court Justice, Antonin Scalia. First of all, I have to admit that I despised him, and when he died I was very upset with the manner in which the media and the right wing described him. 276 more words

Antonin Scalia: The Socrates of the SCOTUS

The important thing in the Democracy is not to win, but to take part; the important thing in Life is not to have conquered but to have fought well.

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Supreme Court: Concealed Carry?

It began in 2008 when the Supreme Court handed down its Heller decision. DC law all but made it impossible for anyone to obtain a permit to keep a gun in their home(?!), and also required the fortunate and well-connected few to render the weapons unusable for self-defense. 2,110 more words



  • Judge Napolitano: Justice Scalia told me that he often thought the court was being surveilled. And he told me that probably four or five years ago…
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The steady decline of America's death rows

When the state of Arkansas announced plans to carry out eight executions in an 11-day period in April, it drew intense international scrutiny that flared until well after the final lethal injection in the series at the end of the month. 1,251 more words


America and Constitutional Amendments

One of the more unusual elements of the American political culture is the “originalist’s” reverence of the national constitution, including Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas. This claim, rather than being historically based, seems to have more political motivations, more useful for stagnating popular policy rather than on a tenable legal basis. 576 more words