Supreme Court

The Supreme Court of the United States is the highest federal court of the United States. The Supreme Court consists of the Chief Justice of the United States and eight Associate Justices who are nominated by the President and confirmed by the Senate.
I applaud the Supreme Court’s decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby to rebuke President Obama’s overreach and protect religious freedom. I am very glad the Supreme Court once again rebuked President Obama’s overreach...
Recent comments from President Obama and White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest indicate that the White House will continue to bypass Congress and address the humanitarian crisis on our southern border using executive...
U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) today spoke at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on amending the Voting Rights Act to unconstitutionally force Texas back under federal preclearance to change its voting laws. The full...
Contact all your Senators and Representatives:DO NOT and insist others don't, give in on repealing or disabling Obamacare! ANY federal control, mandate or restriction of medical care is unconstitutional, no matter if the...
I recently posted about what I think is a practical and necessary prescription for campaigning, pursuing, and unifying all Republicans. It is hardly a novel ambition, but has become ever more so in the popular culture, only...
This week, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby case. The case addresses whether the ObamaCare “contraceptive mandate” infringes on Americans’ rights under the Religious Freedom...
U.S. vs. Darby Lumber Co. (1941) is one of the most destructive Supreme Court decisions ever handed down by the high court. Through this decision the Court gave near unlimited application of the Commerce Clause—thus...
This week, the Supreme Court is taking up a case that will determine whether or not recent Presidential appointments were constitutional. The Constitution gives the President power to make appointments during times when...
On top of all of Obamacare’s flaws, website glitches, insurance price mark-ups, and cancelled coverage, it violates one of our most fundamental rights: freedom of religion. So I was happy to hear that this spring the...
AUSTIN – Barry Smitherman, conservative Republican candidate for Texas Attorney General issued the following statement in response to United States Attorney General Eric Holder’s statement that he will challenge Texas Voter...
Today is a victory for religious freedom across America. The Supreme Court rightly affirmed that the Obama administration cannot require family-owned companies to provide a product or service in violation of their religious...
I issued the following statement following the Supreme Court’s ruling that President Obama violated the U.S. Constitution by appointing individuals to the National Labor Relations Board without the Senate’s approval.Today...
Today’s Supreme Court ruling in Bond v. United States is an important victory for federalism. For the tenth time since January 2012, the Court unanimously rejected the Obama Administration’s argument for increased...
Now that spring has sprung and summer is just around the corner, many families are planning vacations to Washington, D.C. From April’s Cherry Blossom festival through the 4th of July celebrations, spring and summer are...
We recently witnessed the spectacle of a CEO being forced to resign due to a campaign contribution he provided to PROP 8 in California during the 2008 election, and we saw the Supreme Court in McCutcheon v Federal...
Tomorrow, the Supreme Court will hear a landmark case involving Obamacare’s violation of religious freedom. Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood are taking a stand before the highest court in the land against the mandate that...
Today, marks the 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade as thousands of people march to the Supreme Court with heavy hearts. It is a solemn ritual, one that reminds us of the tragic loss of over 56 million unborn lives....
I joined Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and several lawmakers in submitting an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court yesterday challenging EPA’s power to interpret the Clean Air Act (CAA) in a way that...
As we continue to talk and discuss and debate the issues of the debt ceiling, of the continuing resolution, there are still things taking place in government. Some of them aren’t so good.Just to give a little background,...
The Supreme Court of the United States has struck down a key provision of the Voting Rights Act. I have long declared and written many articles explaining why Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act is racist, discriminatory and...

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