Tag Archives: Supreme Court

Lamar W. Hankins :
Arguing about the Second Amendment
is a waste of time

Reasonable gun regulation is completely compatible with the Supreme Court’s understanding of the Second Amendment. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | April 5, 2018 Lamar W. Hankins and Alan Pogue are Thorne Dreyer‘s guests on the syndicated … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins :
Arguing about the Second Amendment
is a waste of time

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Steve Russell :
Antonin Scalia was a Federalist, sort of,

and therefore would not approve of President Obama making a lame duck appointment to replace him, right? Wrong. By Steve Russell | The Rag Blog | March 31, 2016 Once upon a time, in the late 20th and early 21st … finish reading Steve Russell :
Antonin Scalia was a Federalist, sort of,

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Jim Simons :
The passing of Scalia: A requiem for Caesar

There is no escaping the fact that Justice Scalia did more to harm this country than any other Supreme Court judge in history. By Jim Simons | The Rag Blog | February 16, 2016 “The evil that men do lives … finish reading Jim Simons :
The passing of Scalia: A requiem for Caesar

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Lamar W. Hankins :
Move to Amend vs. the Supreme Court

We must put corporations in their place and acknowledge that money is a commodity, not speech. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | May 19, 2015 For five years, ever since the illogical and corporatist Supreme Court decision … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins :
Move to Amend vs. the Supreme Court

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METRO | Lamar W. Hankins : The failure of Greg Abbott’s best arguments against marriage equality

It appears that the issue of marriage equality is less a matter of partisanship than it is of pandering to the religious right. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | November 2, 2014 Most lawyers are embarrassed to … finish reading METRO | Lamar W. Hankins : The failure of Greg Abbott’s best arguments against marriage equality

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METRO | Lamar W. Hankins : The Supreme Court’s irrational Texas voter ID decision

Justice Ginsburg called the law ‘purposely discriminatory’ and said it would disenfranchise ‘more than 600,000 registered Texas voters.’ By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | October 22, 2014 AUSTIN — The pre-dawn decision of a majority of Supreme … finish reading METRO | Lamar W. Hankins : The Supreme Court’s irrational Texas voter ID decision

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Lamar W. Hankins :
Fighting back against public officials who promote religion

The Greece case is a victory for all Christians who need the government to endorse their religion, who have too much faith in the government and not enough faith in their chosen religion. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins :
Fighting back against public officials who promote religion

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Lamar W. Hankins :
When conscience rules…

There may be a silver lining to religion-based attacks on the ACA. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | January 28, 2014 The legal cases filed against the Affordable Care Act requirements that health insurance include contraceptive coverage … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins :
When conscience rules…

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Marilyn Katz :
Women vs. the Catholic Church, Round 2

Just whose rights was the Constitution written to protect? It is women, not institutions, who are at the center of this debate. By Marilyn Katz | The Rag Blog | January 20, 2014 Exactly whom — or what — do … finish reading Marilyn Katz :
Women vs. the Catholic Church, Round 2

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Lamar W. Hankins : Voter Suppression is Republican Hallmark

Political cartoon by John Darkow / Columbia Daily Tribune. Image from FireIntheBelly. Voter suppression is a hallmark of today’s Republicans If it took nearly 100 years to assure racial fairness in voting under law, then it might take longer than 48 … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : Voter Suppression is Republican Hallmark

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Lamar W. Hankins : Women’s Freedom and Texas Republicans

Demonstrator at the Texas State Capitol, Austin, Texas, July 1, 2013. Photos by Deborah Kirksey Coley / The Rag Blog. Women’s freedom and Texas Republicans A political party that actually loves liberty would not seek to deny it to any … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : Women’s Freedom and Texas Republicans

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Tom Hayden : The Right-Wing War on Democracy

President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Voting Rights Act, 1965. Photo from AP. The right-wing war on democratic rights:Voting rights, immigration reform imperiled Lost in both the partisan spin and rhetorical legalisms is that the scale of political power is … finish reading Tom Hayden : The Right-Wing War on Democracy

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