Constitutional Law (page 5)

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    1619 Project Inspires Attack on Second Amendment

    David Harsanyi of National Review Online exposes a misguided attempt to rewrite the history of American gun rights. Left-wing academic Carol Anderson’s new book, The Second: Race and Guns in a Fatally Unequal America, is all over the news. “The Second Amendment is not about guns — it’s…
    Mitch Kokai, June 10, 2021
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    Supreme Court Could Have Final Say on H.R. 1

    If Congress manages to approve the sweeping federal election takeover envisioned in H.R. 1, the U.S. Supreme Court should respond. Nathan Lewin explains why in a Federalist column. If Congress were to enact such a sweeping law – replacing election laws in all states – it would be…
    Mitch Kokai, June 8, 2021
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    Supreme Court Could Dive Into Diversity Debate

    Kenny Xu writes for City Journal about the U.S. Supreme Court’s possible consideration of a case involving discrimination in college admissions. The Supreme Court will soon consider whether to take up the long-awaited Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard case, which pits Harvard’s race-conscious admissions process against a…
    Mitch Kokai, June 7, 2021
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    Appeals Court Blasts Biden’s Race-Based Approach to COVID Funds

    Margot Cleveland of the Federalist focuses on an important ruling from a federal appellate court. Last week, while the press drooled over the president’s ice cream selection, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in Vitolo v. Guzman declared unconstitutional the Biden administration’s race-based approach to distributing COVID-relief funds.
    Mitch Kokai, June 2, 2021
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    Supreme Court to Rule on Major Issues as Term Winds Down

    Nicholas Rowan of the Washington Examiner highlights key cases the U.S. Supreme Court will address in the weeks ahead. As the Supreme Court wraps up its spring term, the justices are preparing to weigh in on a series of hot-button issues, including healthcare, voting laws, and college athlete…
    Mitch Kokai, June 1, 2021
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    Supreme Court Urged to Take Up Another Union Dues Case

    Graham Piro of the Washington Free Beacon details the latest court fight against mandatory union dues. A railway worker is petitioning the Supreme Court to stop unions from forcing members and nonmembers to fund union political lobbying against their will. The worker asks the Court to draw on…
    Mitch Kokai, May 27, 2021
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    Court-Packing Advocates Ramp Up Rhetoric

    Carrie Campbell Severino writes for National Review Online about the latest misguided pleas for Democrats to expand the U.S. Supreme Court. Now that the Supreme Court has granted review in New York Rifle & Pistol Association v. Corlett and Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, Democratic politicians and…
    Mitch Kokai, May 27, 2021
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    Some Critical Race Theory Supporters Want to ‘Burn’ the Constitution

    Bryan Preston documents at PJMedia.com a disturbing conservation among supporters of the dangerous Critical Race Theory. According to a handful of critical race theory proponents who want the controversial worldview to be taught in schools and dominate our society, reason must be rejected and the United States Constitution…
    Mitch Kokai, May 25, 2021