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The Supreme Court Really Matters

To date in this unprecedented election year, the future of the Supreme Court has not received the attention that it deserves. That is regrettable because the next president will most likely have the opportunity to appoint several Supreme Court justices. If Donald Trump becomes president and names justices in the mold of Clarence Thomas, as he has said he would, a solid right-wing majority on the Court would turn back the constitutional clock nearly 80 years, overturning dozens of well-established Supreme Court decisions protecting fundamental constitutional rights and liberties and upholding the constitutionality of landmark laws based on the Court's interpretation of the Constitution's Commerce Clause.
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