Scalia: Constitution Doesn't Protect Women or Gays from Discrimination

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Scalia: Constitution Doesn't Protect Women or Gays from Discrimination
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Fri, 01-07-2011 - 9:28am

 


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It's really not surprising coming from an activist judge.
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(It's really not surprising coming from an activist judge.)

How is he being an "activist judge" by issuing his opinion?

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>"The decision by Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia to accept an invitation from Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.), the founder of the House's Tea Party Caucus, to speak to incoming House members about the Constitution is drawing fire from some who worry the court is injecting itself into partisan politics.

The meeting "suggests an alliance between the conservative members of the court and the conservative members of Congress," said Jonathan Turley, a law professor at George Washington University, who said Scalia had shown "exceedingly poor judgment.""<

>"Scalia speaks regularly at colleges and law schools as well as to conservative legal groups such as the Federalist Society.

Several experts in legal ethics questioned whether a justice should speak to members of Congress if the lawmakers were identified with just one party."<

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http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-scalia-20110105,0,6424868.story

 


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***nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws."****

Wow, I didn't know I wasn't a "person" just because I was a woman.



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