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Are Assault Weapons Protected by the Second Amendment?

In December the Supreme Court declined to hear a case challenging a Chicago suburb’s ban on selling and owning assault weapons. Two justices—Clarence Thomas joined by Antonin Scalia—offered up a bitter dissent when the court refused to weigh in. Show More Summary

Justice Scalia Calls Out A Colleague For Flip-Flopping On Juvenile Justice

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Justice Antonin Scalia didn't make it to the Supreme Court this week, but he did leave a snippy note for Justice Anthony Kennedy in a major juvenile justice case decided Monday. The decision in Montgomery v. Louisiana made retroactive...Show More Summary

'Wichita Massacre' Brothers Get Zero Sympathy From The Supreme Court

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- When the U.S. Supreme Court heard an unusual two hours of arguments in October to consider Kansas' death penalty regime, Justice Antonin Scalia took a break from the legal specifics of the case. "Let me put the crime to you. Show More Summary

3 Most Conservative Supreme Court Justices Will Likely Be ‘No Shows’ at State of Union

last monthNews : Mediaite

If recent history is any indication, the three most conservative Supreme Court Justices --- Samuel Alito, Clarence Thomas, and Antonin Scalia --- will be ‘no shows’ at the State of the Union Address tonight.

Public Sector Unions Pin Hopes on Antonin Scalia Going Rogue

last monthNews : Truthdig

The conservative Supreme Court justice holds the key to their fate in a case with blockbuster potential.

Leading Constitutional Law Scholars Support President's Measures to Stem Gun Violence

The gun lobby does not want to hear it, but the Second Amendment is not an absolute right. Indeed, the U.S. Supreme Court in a 2008 opinion authored by Justice Antonin Scalia stated that "laws imposing conditions and qualifications on the commercial sale of arms" do not subvert the Second Amendment. Show More Summary

Supreme Court Justice Scalia: 'There's no place' for claims that the Constitution protects atheists

When absorbing Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's recent remarks, keep in mind that this is a sitting member of the Supreme Court and one of the nine people in America most capable of enforcing his personal beliefs onto the restShow More Summary

Justice Scalia On Religion And The Constitution

AP: Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia said Saturday the idea of religious neutrality is not grounded in the country’s constitutional traditions and that God has been good to the U.S. exactly because Americans honor him. Scalia was speaking at a Catholic high school in the New Orleans suburb of Metairie, Louisiana. Scalia, who was appointed […]

Presidents Honoring God Is Constitutional, Justice Scalia Says, 'God Has Been Very Good to Us'

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia said the U.S. Constitution doesn't prohibit presidents from honoring God or the goverment from placing religion above secularism, though added that one denomination cannot be favored over another...

Scalia's Views on Religious Neutrality Reveal He Is Neutral on Sanity

Speaking at a Catholic high school in New Orleans recently, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia said, "To tell you the truth there is no place for that in our constitutional tradition. Where did that come from To be sure, you can'tShow More Summary

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia: First Amendment Offers No Protections For Non-Believers

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s position on matters of religious freedom has come up before, but today, speaking at a Catholic High School, he was explicit in stating that he believes equal protections for non-religious American citizens are not guaranteed in the U.S. Show More Summary

Justice Antonin Scalia Tells Audience That the Constitution Favors Religion Over Atheism

Earlier today, speaking at Archbishop Rummel High School in Louisiana, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia told the audience that religious neutrality had no basis in the Constitution.That doesn't mean one religion can be promoted over another, he explained, but that belief in God can absolutely be promoted over atheism:

Scalia Rejects Concept Of Religious Neutrality

One of our bedrock First Amendment principles is the government being neutral on religion, but that isn’t how Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia sees it. Scalia was speaking Saturday at Archbishop Rummel High School in Metairie, Louisiana. Scalia, who was appointed by President Ronald Reagan in 1986, has consistently been one of the court’s more [...]

Misleading and Using Blacks

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia ran headlong into the leftist meat grinder by questioning whether college admission of blacks with academic achievement levels significantly lower than the rest of the

The 2015 SCOTUS Awards: A Look Back at the Highs, Lows and Yearly Shenanigans of the Supreme Court

2 months agoNews : Truthdig

Justice Antonin Scalia earned his stripes as the court’s loosest cannon for his remarks on Obamacare and same-sex marriage, while Justice Clarence Thomas was honored for making it through his ninth year without asking a single question during oral arguments.

Dear Justice Scalia: Here's Why Smart and Black Go Together Well

Dear U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, I have been pondering your comments on the Fisher V. University of Texas case. And I have a few things to say to you. My story did not start with a Facebook post garnering a few popular hashtags that filled my timeline the morning I wrote it. Show More Summary

Scalia and affirmative action (Guest Voice)

Scalia and affirmative action by Jordan Cooper Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia answered the question for why blacks are under performing in college partially, but he left out something important. Many blacks need an extra push to succeed in college. A bunch of blacks need to see a given outcome of opportunities rather than a [...]Show More Summary

"Among the many sad signs of our time are the current political and media attacks on Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia..."

"... for speaking the plain truth on a subject where lies have been the norm for years," writes Thomas Sowell of the much-discussed oral argument in Fisher v. University of Texas.Affirmative action is supposed to be a benefit to black and other minority students admitted with lower academic qualifications than some white students who are rejected. Show More Summary

Justice Scalia, Affirmative Action and the Perils of Oral Argument

Ever since the oral argument last week in the Supreme Court in Fisher v. University of Texas, which involves the constitutionality of the University of Texas' affirmative action program, Justice Antonin Scalia has been castigated and...Show More Summary

The Story Behind Justice Scalia's 'Slower-Track' Remarks

In the days since U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia endorsed the idea that African Americans might do better attending "slower-track schools," Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid has denounced the justice's comments as...Show More Summary

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