Cruz Suggests Leaving Vacancy On Supreme Court

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is raising the possibility that Republicans would decline to fill the Supreme Court’s vacancy if Democrat Hillary Clinton is elected president. 674 more words


Why Trump Might Not Be Able To Save Us From A Liberal Supreme Court (TheBlaze)

The most compelling argument in favor of a Donald Trump presidency is his potential to appoint strict traditionalists to the Supreme Court.

Even some of his most vocal critics – throughout the primary season and long into the general election – have succumbed to the idea that the next SCOTUS nomination is too important to leave in the hands of a Hillary Clinton. 926 more words

After '1776' (Part 2)

After studying the American Revolution and the Declaration of Independence, I showed my 8th grade classes the Broadway musical ‘1776.’ James Wilson seemed like the weak side-kick to the film’s villain, going along with everything the Tory loyalist said or did- but it turns out, he wasn’t such a wuss after all. 209 more words


U.S. Supreme Court Building

(Visited 25 October 2016) There’s not a whole lot to see in the U.S. Supreme Court Building, but what is there is significant. If you visit while court is in session, you can sit in the court room. 148 more words

Historical Sites

Zombie Debt: The Ultimate Survival Guide

Fall has returned. Maybe you’re making ghost costumes, stocking up on Halloween candy, or tuning in to Season 7 of The Walking Dead. If you’re the Supreme Court, your mind is on zombie debt. 604 more words

Creditors & Committees

Mother Teresa On The Fallout From Legalized Abortion

“It was a sad infidelity to America’s highest ideals when this Court said that it did not matter, or could not be determined, when the inalienable right to life began for a child in its mother’s womb. 133 more words

Stories Behind Transgender Laws

The struggle for rights is ever-present no matter if you’re L, G, B or T. I think the struggle for transgender individuals is harder, in some respects, because their issues are more complicated. 268 more words