Tag Archives: SCOTUS

Far-Right Group Launches Ads To Thank Chuck Grassley For Blocking Obama’s SCOTUS Nominee [VIDEO]

Politico reports: The air war over Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee is already beginning, less than two weeks after the election. The conservative Judicial Crisis Network is launching an ad buy of more than $175,000 to applaud Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) for holding the line against President Barack Obama’s Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland. Grassley never allowed Garland ...

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Kellyanne Conway: We’re Sticking With Our List Of 21 SCOTUS Candidates (Which Doesn’t Include Ted Cruz)

Politico reports: President-elect Donald Trump is “committed” to only nominating a Supreme Court justice from his previously disclosed list of potential additions to the high court, his campaign manager said Wednesday. As the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, Trump released a list of 11 potential nominees in May. He expanded his potential selection pool in September with 10 additional names. “You’ve ...

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Brian Brown Has The Trump Sadz

Via press release from hate group leader Brian Brown: You may have heard the disappointing statement by President-elect Trump that same-sex “marriage” is settled law. This is simply not true. Same-sex “marriage” is not settled law; just as Roe is not settled law. What the Supreme Court has fabricated out of thin air, the Court can also overturn. Though we ...

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Trump: Same-Sex Marriage Is “Settled Law” [VIDEO]

We’re betting Supreme Court Justice Ted Cruz would have a problem with this. ABC News reports: Republican President-elect Donald Trump said he’s “fine” with same-sex marriage as the law of the land, calling the issue “settled” by the Supreme Court. The comments – in his first television interview since winning the presidency – sharply contrast with his party’s orthodoxy, his ...

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Lindsey Graham: Trump Should Nominate Ted Cruz To SCOTUS And Democrats Better Not Try To Block Him

Greenville’s NBC affiliate reports: Sen. Lindsey Graham made a stop Friday in the Upstate. Graham attended the Veterans Day ceremony at Greenville Memorial Hospital and spoke with WYFF News 4’s Patrick Hussion about the open seat on the Supreme Court. He said President-elect Donald Trump should nominate Sen. Ted Cruz for the seat. “I’m here to tell my Democratic colleagues ...

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Evan Wolfson On Trump: Freedom To Marry Is The Law Of The Land And No One Is Taking That Away From Us

From Evan Wolfson, founder of Freedom To Marry: The election was a catastrophe and much of what we all care about and have worked for, our country, and even the world are in real danger. Like pretty much everyone I heard or know, I was wrong about how it would go, so it’s okay to take a moment for some ...

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Did RBG Wear “Dissent Collar” As Trump Slam?

NBC News reports: Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg appeared to be wearing her dissent “jabot” on Wednesday —one day after an incredibly divisive and contentious presidential campaign ended in the election of Donald Trump. Ginsburg wore the embellished collar ruffle meant to show disagreement and stray from the majority opinion on decisions before the high court. But there were ...

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NOM Issues Plan To Work With Donald Trump For “Inevitable Reversal” Of Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

And pretty much every other LGBT advance achieved by the Obama administration. From hate group leader Brian Brown: Donald Trump has won a historic election, an unprecedented victory that has turned the establishment upside down. We heartily congratulate him and his team on their incredible win. President-elect Trump will now turn his attention to governing, and NOM is committed to ...

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Today’s Money Beg From NOM: Send Donations To Help Stop The Bullying Of Christians By LGBT Extremists

Via email from hate group leader Brian Brown: LGBT activists and the left often talk about the need to reduce bullying as a means of justifying their extreme agenda. They want to play on the emotions of the American people to portray gays, lesbians and the transgender as victims of intolerance and harassment. But the reality is much different — ...

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ARIZONA: SCOTUS Rules Against Democrats, Reinstates State’s Felony Ban On Collecting Early Voting Ballots

CBS News reports: The U.S. Supreme Court on Saturday reinstated an Arizona law that makes it a felony to collect early ballots, dealing a blow to Democratic get out the vote efforts just days before the presidential election. The order from the nation’s highest court overturns an appeals court decision from a day earlier that blocked the new law. Democratic ...

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Heritage Foundation Pressures GOP Senators To Leave SCOTUS Seat Unfilled For As Long As Five Years

But only if Hillary wins, of course. The Hill reports: The conservative group Heritage Action is pushing Republican senators to keep the Supreme Court at eight justices if Democrat Hillary Clinton is elected president. In a Thursday morning briefing at the Heritage Foundation’s Washington headquarters on Capitol Hill, the group said Republicans should embrace the idea of leaving the Supreme ...

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New FRC Ad: Vote Donald Trump Or We Won’t Able To Impose Our Religion On Others Anymore [VIDEO]

Via press release from hate group leader Tony Perkins: A presidential term doesn’t last a lifetime — but their Supreme Court picks do! So when voters head to the polls next Tuesday (or before), they’re not just voting for Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton — they’re voting for at least one, and maybe as many as three or four, high ...

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Trump Brandishes Rainbow Flag At Colorado Rally

An upside-down rainbow flag with shitty lettering. Via the Denver Channel: For the second day in a row, Donald Trump rallied Colorado voters just nine days before the November General Election on Nov. 8. The republican nominee spent Saturday in battleground Jefferson County and held another rally on the UNC campus in Greeley on Sunday. Greeley, which is located in ...

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ALABAMA: Roy Moore Storms Out Of Lottery Drawing To Select Retired Judges To Hear His Appeal [VIDEO]

The Montgomery Advertiser reports: Just as court staff prepared to draw names of retired judges to hear suspended Chief Justice Roy Moore’s appeal of his ethics convictions last month, Philip Jauregui, an attorney for Moore, introduced a motion to continue the lottery. The Alabama Supreme Court recused itself from hearing Moore’s appeal earlier this week. But with Moore looking on ...

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BREAKING: Supreme Court To Consider Challenge To Obama Administration’s Regulations On Trans Rights

USA Today reports: The Supreme Court agreed Friday to take up the controversial issue of transgender rights, instantly transforming what had loomed as a holding-pattern term with only eight justices into one featuring another major social policy issue. The justices will consider a Virginia school district’s challenge to Obama administration regulations requiring that schools allow transgender students to use restrooms ...

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Ted Cruz On Merrick Garland: There’s A Historical Precedent For Leaving A Supreme Court Seat Unfilled

The Washington Post reports: Speaking to reporters after a campaign rally for a Republican U.S. Senate candidate here, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) said that there was “precedent” for a Supreme Court with fewer than nine justices — appearing to suggest that the blockade on nominee Merrick Garland could last past the election. “You know, I think there will be plenty ...

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Notorious RBG To Make Opera Debut

The New York Daily News reports: Here comes the judge — in an opera. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg slips out of her robe into something befitting royalty for her one-night-only performance in the Washington National Opera’s production of Donizetti’s “The Daughter of the Regiment” on Nov. 12. The role in this 1840s opera comes as Ginsburg has been ...

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GOP Sen. Jeff Flake: It’s Time For The Senate To Finally Consider Supreme Court Nominee Merrick Garland

Politico reports: Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake has maintained for months that Republicans should take up Merrick Garland’s Supreme Court nomination if it looks like the presidential contest is a lost cause for the GOP. It’s looking about that time, Flake said in an interview on Thursday. “I said if we were in a position like we were in in ...

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New HRC Ad Slams Trump On SCOTUS Picks [VIDEO]

Via press release: Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, released a new ad highlighting presidential candidate Donald Trump’s alarming promise to appoint judges in the mold of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, whose tenure on the high court was defined by denying LGBTQ Americans their ...

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Roy Moore Files Motion Against Former Colleagues: I Won’t Clean Out My Office And You Can’t Make Me

Last week the Alabama Supreme Court fired Roy Moore’s three law clerks and told him to clean out his office and turn in his keys. Here’s his response via Liberty Counsel press release: Chief Justice Roy Moore filed a Motion to Countermand in response to Justice Lyn Stuart’s two letters sent last week stating he needs to clean out his ...

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