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Ditch the Ninth Circuit? What Trump gets right (and wrong)

President Donald Trump has set the liberal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in his sights. “Absolutely I have considered” proposals to break up the Ninth Circuit, President Trump said last week.  Opponents of his policies have engaged in “judge shopping” to find friendly courts to enjoin, he claimed, most recently his executive orders punishing sanctuary

Trump vows to appeal against travel ban ruling to Supreme Court

A defiant Donald Trump has pledged to appeal against a federal judge’s order placing an immediate halt on his revised travel ban, describing the ruling as judicial overreach that made the United States look weak. In granting the temporary restraining order in response to a lawsuit by the state of Hawaii, U.S. District Judge Derrick

Dear Reince: Do Not Fail President Trump

Kurt Schlichter, Dear Reince: The name “Reince Priebus” sounds like the moniker of some Star Wars villain, and coincidentally you need to get in touch with your inner Darth Vader. You’re flirting with failure. The President may be publicly applauding you for the moment, but his supporters are developing grave doubts about your ability to

Coequal in Tyranny: The Ninth Circuit’s Rules for Radicals

Ilana Mercer, Read the judicial rules for radicals issued by the United States Court Of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, in affirmation of the ban on The Ban. It follows the Executive Order issued by President Donald Trump, with the imprimatur of 62 million voters, to protect the nation from foreign terrorists entering into the

America watches as activist judges issue rambling, misguided opinion

Robert Charles, The U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, has issued one of the most ill-conceived, poorly reasoned opinions in memory, even for that notoriously activist Circuit.  It ties federal law in inscrutable knots, misses big points, and blurs little ones.  It will not sit well with most Americans, for good reason. Whether motivated by

Ninth Circuit Court Judge Calls For En Banc Hearing

Matt Vespa, While its been initially reported that the Trump White House won’t file an appeal to the Supreme Court, Chief of Staff Reince Priebus said that all options were on the table, according to The Washington Post. This afternoon, it was reported that not even an appeal for an en banc hearing with the

Black-robed Politicians on the Left Coast, Keeping the Borders Wide Open for Terrorists

Matthew Vadum, The Ninth Circuit: Dangerously Out of Order.  Three unelected federal judges in San Francisco yesterday ordered the Trump administration to continue accepting visitors and would-be immigrants from seven dangerous countries that are incubators of Muslim terrorism. When President Trump learned his temporary ban on the admission of aliens from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia,

5 Legal Stupidities In The Ninth Circuit’s Decision To Stop Trump’s Executive Order

Ben Shapiro, The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals’ absurd ruling against President Trump’s immigration and refugee executive order contains a bevy of legal problems. It’s not just a bad political ruling, though it is – it’s bad law. Here are five of the biggest problems with the ruling: 1. States Suffer “Concrete and Particularized Injury”

All Christians, Be Assured That Hillary Will Declare War On You

Michael Brown, Make no mistake about it. If you are a conservative Christian and Hillary Clinton becomes our next president, she will declare war on certain aspects of your faith. Your religious liberties will be targeted, and your biblical beliefs will be branded disturbing, if not downright dangerous. Do not be deceived. She has made

Federal Court Rules Against 2nd Amendment

Strikes down previous ruling upholding right to concealed carry. On Thursday a federal appeals court in California ruled the Second Amendment does not permit Americans to carry firearms in public. The ruling upholds a California law that imposes strict rules on individuals who wish to exercise concealed carry. The California law requires applicants to demonstrate

God Redacted from High School Graduation Speech

Todd Starnes,  Brooks Hamby never wanted to be a rabble-rouser. He just wanted to thank Jesus in his high school graduation speech. But the Brawley Union School District in Brawley, Calif., said the references to Jesus and prayer in Brooks’ graduation speech were “inappropriate” and violated “prevailing legal standards.” School officials rejected three versions of