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Supreme Court Restores Trump’s Travel Ban

Matthew VadumThe Supreme Court has allowed President Trump’s ban on travelers from Islamic terrorist-infested nations to take full effect, marking a huge victory for the rule of law, common sense, and U.S. national security. That the Supreme Court took this dramatic action suggests it may be ready to permanently rule that Trump’s efforts to protect

Americans, Property Rights and the Supreme Court

Ken Blackwell, Kelo v. City of New London stands as the apogee of Supreme Court cases regarding property rights, especially for conservatives. A narrow 5-4 decision recklessly expanded the scope of eminent domain, allowing private developers and the government to collude and forcibly take private property away from citizens for “public use” under the Takings

Justices Should Toss Dems’ Phony Election Lawsuit

Betsy McCaughey, If you can’t win, change the rules. Democrats and progressive activists are joining forces to urge the U.S. Supreme Court to interfere in how election districts are drawn in all 50 states. In Gill v. Whitford, they’re challenging how Republican lawmakers in Wisconsin drew the state’s election map. The justices will hear the

The Legal System: The Left’s Ace in the Hole to Trump the Trump Card

Rachel Alexander, The left has figured out when all else fails, use the legal system to oust conservative political leaders. There are several major areas in society the left has significant control over. They are the educational system, government bureaucracy, the legal system and the media. They use the educational system to teach children left-wing

Principles over Personalities

Terry Paulson, George Will’s column, “Feeble president is good for nation,” makes some striking assertions. “Trump is something the nation did not know it needed—a feeble president whose manner can cure the nation’s excessive fixation with the presidency.” Both Presidents Bush and Obama stretched the power of the presidency. George Will explains, “After 2001, ‘The

Masterpiece Cakeshop Is Fighting for the First Amendment, Not Against Gay Marriage

David Harsanyi, This week, the Supreme Court agreed to hear the case of Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips, the man who refused to create a specialty wedding cake for a same-sex couple in Colorado in 2012. Yet the stories that dominate coverage distort the public’s understanding of the case and its serious implications. For one

Trump travel ban takes effect to minimal disruption

A scaled-down version of President Donald Trump’s travel ban took effect at 8 p.m. ET Thursday, with none of the dramatic scenes of protest and chaos that greeted the original version of Trump’s executive order five months ago. The Departments of Homeland Security, State and Justice went ahead with the implementation after the Supreme Court

Mike Lee: Merrick Garland for FBI head

Republican Sen. Mike Lee believes the man blocked from becoming a Supreme Court justice should get a crack at becoming America’s top cop. Lee on Thursday tweeted his unexpected pick to be the next FBI director: Judge Merrick Garland. “Instead of a special prosecutor, @realDonaldTrump should nominate Merrick Garland to replace James Comey,” Lee wrote.