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SUPREME COURT WATCH: The Supreme Court Hears its Second Challenge to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Does it Protect Transgenders?)

by Diane Rufino, October 10, 2019 The Supreme Court just began its 2019-2020 term on Monday, October 7. The following day, on Oct. 8, the justices heard oral arguments in two potential landmark cases, both challenges to Title VII of … Continue reading

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ANATOMY OF A SUPREME COURT CASE: District of Columbia v. Heller (2008)

  (Photo credit: Median) by Diane Rufino, May 25, 2019 The case District of Columbia v. Heller is the landmark Supreme Court case decided in 2008, and written by the late great conservative Justice Antonin Scalia, which finally looked at … Continue reading

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ABORTION: Why the Supreme Court Got it Wrong in Roe v. Wade (1973)

(Photo Credit – Prevent Disease website) by Diane Rufino, February 22, 2019 On January 22, 1973, the Supreme Court handed down one of the most controversial opinions in its history. It issued its opinion regarding the constitutionality of state laws … Continue reading

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Why Can’t Women be Both Pro-Choice AND Pro-Life? It is Possible with Common Sense Limitations on Abortion

by Diane Rufino, January 30, 2019 On January 22, 1973, the Supreme Court handed down one of the most controversial opinions in its history. It issued its opinion regarding the constitutionality of state laws banning and even criminalizing abortion. In … Continue reading

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Religious Liberty is Still Under Attack

(Photo Credit – Matthew Staver for The New York Times) by Diane Rufino, January 11, 2019 GREAT NEWS !! But first the bad news:  Religious liberty continues to be in jeopardy in Colorado, the home of Christian baker and cake … Continue reading

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The Politics of Character Assassination and Personal Destruction: Evidence that Evil Has Co-opted the Democratic Party

(credit:  Reuters photo) by Diane Rufino, October 8, 2018 Judge Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed as the 114th associate justice to the Supreme Court on Saturday, October 6. It almost didn’t happen. And if everything went the way Democrats planned, it … Continue reading

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The Federal Courts Have Become Political, as Judge Kavanaugh’s Confirmation Hearing Made Clear

by Diane Rufino, Sept. 22, 2018 The United States is a constitutional republic.  It is not a democracy, as most people believe. A “republic” is a form of government in which supreme power is held by the people and their … Continue reading

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