Category Archives: Supreme Court

Compassion from Prolife Conservatives Ends at U.S. Border and the Womb

The movement to end abortion in this country and to block birth control in a supposedly effort to stop unborn fetuses or even the possible seeds of reproduction, from being aborted, shows

Republican Efforts to Block Votes Shows Desperation

Democracy is a precious instrument needed to prevent dictators from overcoming the Will of the People. Democracy assures freedom and liberty for everyone. However, the very core of democracy is threatened when

Beyond Bigotry: GOP Needs Self-Examination Over Racism

To hear conservatives talk about racism, it is as though America has moved away from racism and it is only because liberals, or in other words Democrats, are the ones who keep

Hunger in USA Rises, but So Does Wealth for the Wealthiest

A USA Today article that I just finished reading, “Hunger is a ‘silent crisis’ in the USA”, points out the seriousness of hunger in America. The article specifically talks about two different

U.S. Supreme Court Gives Loud Voice to the Wealthy

U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts said in his opinion for the majority in ruling for McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission, “Money in politics may at times seem repugnant to some,

Single-Payer Health Care Would Solve Religious Objection Issue

The United States Supreme Court has just heard arguments over the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare) concerning the rights of for-profit corporations to object to paying for certain types of birth control required

Rule of Law vs The U.S. Constitution: Majorities Cannot Decide the Rights of Minorities

Recently, I listened to an Oklahoma news-person give his opinion concerning Virginia’s state attorney general, Mark R. Herring decision not to defend that state’s ban on same-sex marriage. His opinion was that

Go Ahead Harry, Use the Nuclear Option, or Limit Its Use

  Perhaps at one time, the filibuster was a good idea. Unfortunately, that was when there were reasonable people in the minority in our U.S. Senate, but that is no longer the

U.S. Supreme Court: John Robert’s Court Ponders “Freedom to Marry” for Gay People

As I listened to oral arguments from both sides for two days as the U.S. Supreme Court decided the future of gay people like me, along with the questions and comments from

Gay Marriage: Why the Sea Change in Public Opinion?

I think most of my gay brothers and sisters are still pinching themselves, expecting to wake up any moment to realize that it was all just a dream and we are still