Attorney General Bill Barr argues behind closed White House doors that 2020 is a bad time to repeal Obamacare, according to CNN, as the Trump administration finalizes its Supreme Court argument. In the midst of a pandemic, and a presidential election year, does it make sense to, instead, attempt a partial repeal of ACA? Should […]
Environmentalists rejoice as a 6-3 majority of the U.S. Supreme Court expands the requirement for seeking a federal permit under the Clean Water Act to include wastewater or sewage that makes its way to navigable waters through the ground. The statute had merely required a permit for ‘direct from the source’ pollutants. With two conservative […]
The Supreme Court just overturned the opinions of two lower courts and said a law enforcement officer who had a hunch did not violate a man’s 4th Amendment rights when he stopped his car without ‘reasonable suspicion’ of lawbreaking.
Three women who intentionally violated a Laconia, New Hampshire, ordinance by publicly exposing their chests, will not make their case before the Supreme Court of the United States. The court refuses to hear their claim unfair treatment under the law, a 14th Amendment Constitutional challenge, despite the all of the memes and celebrity support for […]
The U.S. Supreme Court refuses to review a 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision that Boise, Idaho, violated the 8th Amendment rights of homeless people by levying a small fine for sleeping on the sidewalk. Is keeping public spaces clear of vagrants “cruel and unusual punishment” if no suitable homeless shelters exist?
Does an American citizen have freedom of speech to urge an illegal alien to violate immigration law? The Supreme Court takes up a 1st Amendment case of a Evelyn Sineneng-Smith who urged unqualified immigrants to stay in the United States as part of a fraudulent business she ran, duping clients out of thousands of dollars with false promises. Should open-borders Progressives and Democrats have a protected free speech right to verbally induce people to break the law?
The New York Times runs an uncorroborated, single-source, decades-old, piece of gossip about now-Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh at a college party. The woman in question won’t talk, and her friends say she has no recollection of the alleged incident.
Supreme Court Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch, an appointee of President Trump’s, makes two simple, but extraordinary statements in a new interview. His thoughtful insight into American exceptionalism and partisan divisions bring much-needed
Planned Parenthood rejects $60 million federal Title X money after the Trump administration says grant recipients cannot refer women to abortion providers as a method of family planning. The grant money normally goes to fund birth control, screenings for sexually transmitted diseases, as well as breast and cervical cancer detection. How has President Trump — a man with shifting convictions on the life issue — achieved the first substantive shift in the pro-life direction in decades?
Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg praises her new colleague, Brett Kavanaugh, for being the first Supreme Court Justice to hire an all-female staff. Bill Whittle rarely finds anything to celebrate in Ginsburg’s actions or public statements, but this time she’s not only the Notorious R.B.G., but the Gracious R.B.G.. Yet CBS News misses a crucial detail in this story of historic firsts for women.
Bill Whittle can’t understand the Constitutional problem with asking a citizenship question on the decennial census, since the entire purpose of the census is to determine Congressional apportionment, and only citizens can vote…so far. Progressives and Democrats say that legal immigrants will avoid answering the census if it might jeopardize the ability of their illegal friends and family to stay in the United States.
Former Supreme Court Associate Justice John Paul Stevens says the worst decision of his life was the court’s DC v. Heller ruling, which recognized the individual right to keep and bear arms. Of course, Stevens voted with the minority in Heller. In a new book, he says he’s still convinced the framers of the Constitution and Bill of Rights meant to protect gun rights only for use in organized militias. Bill Whittle mansplains to Stevens the meaning of a simple English sentence known as the 2nd Amendment.
Progressives sue to stop Trump administration from asking about citizenship in 2020 Census. Should the Supreme Court stop the government from causing an “undercount” as some immigrants dodge the national survey to avoid scrutiny.
As the Trump administration sues to cancel Obamacare, GOP voters must ask why legislation from the bench is now ok. Is the Democrats’ signature lawfare tactic considered principled conservatism now that Kavanaugh and Gorsuch sit on the Supreme Court?
In New Prime vs. Oliveira, the Supreme Court just said contract workers can’t automatically be forced into expensive, lengthy, often-unjust, mandatory arbitration. Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch wrote the unanimous opinion. Have the court’s conservatives lurched to the Left? Bill Whittle Now is a production of the Members at https://billwhittlecom.wpengine.com