Supreme Court

The Supreme Court of the United States is the highest federal court of the United States. The Supreme Court consists of the Chief Justice of the United States and eight Associate Justices who are nominated by the President and confirmed by the Senate.
I released the following statement after President Obama announced his intent to nominate Judge Merrick Garland to be the next Associate Justice of the Supreme Court.
America lost a great Constitutional scholar when Justice Antonin Scalia, 79, the longest-serving member of the current Supreme Court, passed away on a ranch near Marfa, Texas.
The U.S. Supreme Court decided to consider a challenge to HB 2, the pro-life law passed by wide margins in the Texas House and Senate and signed into law by then-Gov. Rick Perry in July 2013. That case is known as Whole...
The Breitbart News Article of July 1, 2015, “Scalia in Gay Marriage Ruling Dissent: Where are The Protestants?” illustrates how this Court has morphed judicial independence to mean ‘judicial supremacy’.
I sent a letter to IRS Commissioner John Koskinen Thursday asking him to confirm that his agency will respect America’s longstanding principle of religious liberty in light of the Supreme Court’s recent decision in ...
Liberty is not simply the freedom to act, it's the more fundamental freedom not to act.
The Supreme Court has once again ruled to block the rights of individual states, putting women at a greater risk during surgical procedures.
The week of June 22nd 2015 may simply be the week that represents the high point of the modern day leftist movement. Yes, they got gay rights, but they also got the Supreme Court to bail out Congress on Obamacare in one of...
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that EPA must consider cost before deciding whether the Mercury Air Toxics regulation is appropriate and necessary to regulate under the Clean Air Act.
In a landmark opinion, a divided Supreme Court ruled Friday that states cannot ban same-sex marriage, establishing a new civil right and handing gay rights advocates a victory that until very recently would have seemed...
Jordan and Julie Siverd admired Justice Antonin Scalia so much they drove 21 hours from Louisiana to pay their last respects. With temperatures just above freezing, they were among the first of thousands forming the line on...
Constitutional stalwart Supreme Court Justice ANTONIN SCALIA has died. You understand what this means: Unless Republicans have some testosterone, it's over.
Terrorists have used Twitter to convert thousands of young American minds and recruit new jihadists for ISIS.Federal law prohibits giving aid or helping a designated foreign terrorist organization. These FTOs use Twitter, an...
Look at this lefty report of TX Governor Greg Abbott being verbally assaulted in the airport in New York because he continues to oppose the imposition of same-sex marriage.
It's been a little over a week since the Supreme Court granted a ruling making gay marriage the law of the land nationwide. The overused joke is that Facebook feeds have begun to look like a war between the Confederacy and...
June was perhaps the busiest month yet during my time as chairman of the Republican Party of Texas (RPT). I started off the month with a State Republican Executive Committee (SREC) meeting in Austin
On Thursday, the Court issued a decision in King v. Burwell, ruling in favor of Obamacare’s federal insurance subsidies. I was disappointed with this ruling and believe the Supreme Court once again failed to...
Last week the Supreme Court also issued a ruling in the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. The Inclusive Communities Project, Inc. While this case may not have received as much media attention as...
Are we still ‘One Nation Under God’? This was the question that whirled around in my mind the day after the Supreme Court of the United States ruled to lift all bans on same-sex marriage throughout the United States, making...
Our government was designed to be one of laws, not of men, and this transparent distortion is disgraceful. These justices are not behaving as umpires calling balls and strikes. They have joined a team, and it is a team that...

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