Posts Tagged ‘ SCOTUS ’

President Trump’s SCOTUS Pick (Watch Live)

Update: Reason has a detailed analysis of Judge Gorsuch’s judicial philosophy.  There are 2 Senate Democrats who have signaled a willingness to vote on President Trump’s SC nominee. Here’s a brief overview of Neil Gorsuch, courtesy of NPR.
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Breaking News…

Breaking News…

Update: Madame Hillary weighs in.  The President still has no plans for his administration to actually enforce the law. What a relief!  If you didn’t realize how important this presidential election is, the Supreme Court reminded you earlier today with 2 immensely consequential decisions. The first upholds Judge Hanen’s injunction against Barack Obama’s patently unconstitutional...
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No Sanctuary (American Victims Of Open Borders)

No Sanctuary (American Victims Of Open Borders)

The American victims our our government’s reckless immigration policies speak out. Watch the complete hearing live.
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Executive Decisions

Executive Decisions

The White House has been relatively tight-lipped about its deliberations, re: Antonin Scalia’s replacement, but we already know that his death will irrevocably impact a host of Supreme Court cases this term. One of the most consequential-as we’ve pointed out-is United States v. Texas, which will test the novel legal concept that the President...
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Breaking News (Texas Rebuffed)

  It turns out that we may have a decision on President Obama’s unlawful extension of amnesty to millions of illegal aliens before the next presidential election is decided. You can read the report by Ken Klukowski, which explains the now expedited process to decide whether or not SCOTUS will take up the issue...
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Law & Order: Alien Protection Unit

Law & Order: Alien Protection Unit

ICE SVU does not have an app to report illegal aliens. Shocking, isn’t it?  
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Embrace Debate

Due to events beyond our control, the focus of American Rattlesnake has expanded recently to include discussion of news and information updates closer to home. We’ll continue to explore the complex, vitally important issues that comprise the national immigration debate using this platform. However, for those of you who are looking for more extensive coverage...
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Debating Immigration


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The Rights of States

The Rights of States

It’s difficult to gauge the ultimate impact of this past week’s Supreme Court decision invalidating much of Arizona’s landmark immigration enforcement law, with the exception of Section 2(b), i.e. the clause empowering local police to ascertain someone’s immigration status if  “reasonable suspicion” exists when he or she is detained.  Even this seeming bright spot...
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Obama vs. the United States

Obama vs. the United States

The actual name of the case, of course, is Arizona vs. the United States, which-as Jan Brewer points out in her wonderful book, Scorpions for Breakfast-is an inherent contradiction. The United States overwhelmingly supports the state of Arizona, and endorses the landmark immigration enforcement law that this administration is trying to suppress. Even so,...
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