Supreme Court

Presidential Horse Race 2016: Turmoil and red meat at the first day of the Republican Convention

The evening program of the first day of the Republican National Convention offered plenty of interest, but the “stars” of the show were not necessarily the ones you would expect. Plus, #NeverTrump wanted convention chaos and in getting it killed necessary reforms of the RNC that conservatives have been working on for years; Ted Cruz will back Trump because everyone will be better off when The Donald wins, and, Beyond Cleveland, Trump is just getting started.

Conservatives, I Urge You to Join Me: Unite Behind Trump and Pence

By: Richard A. Viguerie, CHQ Chairman
Friends, we've had our howl of frustration, but this is now a binary choice: Trump and Pence vs. Hillary Clinton. In this battle there is only the victory or defeat of constitutional liberty and the rule of law. In this battle there is no third option, there is no compromise, there is no sitting out the election. I’m all in for Trump and Pence and I urge you to join me and them in making America great again.

Stop Pretending the Court Is Impartial

Patrick J. Buchanan, The American Conservative

How can liberals credibly uphold the pretense that Supreme Court decisions, where the left is the majority, represent judgments based on the Constitution, when Ginsburg, the leading leftist, has revealed herself to be a rabid partisan who can’t wait to use her judicial power to impose her ideology upon the United States?

SCOTUS Sweeps Away Constitutional Liberties, Creates Nonexistent Rights

Rob Natelson, CNS News

Three recent Supreme Court decisions reveal in the area of personal rights, most of the justices are applying rules completely unrelated to the liberties provided by the U.S. Constitution. In two of the cases, the majority refused to protect clearly defined rights, and in the third, the majority strained to protect a “right” that is not expressly written.

Presidential Horse Race 2016: When does opposing Donald Trump become a moral issue?

Q for #NeverTrump: Are you really willing to effectively extinguish the lives of millions of unborn Americans because your pride prevents you from backing a man like Donald Trump? Plus, Mitt Romney says his family wanted him to run again, but he couldn’t put them through it; Some members of BushWorld’s embrace of Hillary suggests the end of #NeverTrump is near, and, Eric Trump says his dad is really just all about America.

Why the Supreme Court's ruling could be worse for pro-lifers than you think

W. James Antle III, Washington Examiner

It is possible a more liberal Supreme Court could take away Casey's underappreciated concessions to pro-lifers. With the right combination of retirements and a Hillary Clinton presidency, and maybe just with a liberal Scalia replacement, the courts could take away pro-lifers' ability to influence abortion policy much at all.

Ted Cruz Unloads On SCOTUS Over Abortion Ruling

Kimberley Ross, RedState

Senator Ted Cruz just delivered a blistering rebuke of the 5-3 SCOTUS abortion decision which was handed down this morning. Cruz, who Planned Parenthood has called "the biggest threat we face", continues to unashamedly stand for life.

Trump camp reassures pastors after abortion ruling

Mark Hensch, The Hill

Donald Trump’s presidential campaign on Monday comforted Christian leaders upset by the Supreme Court’s latest abortion ruling, according to a new report. Trump’s team is restating the billionaire’s pledge to appoint pro-life justices to the nation’s highest court, Bloomberg reported.