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The Court’s decision today to uphold a “partial birth abortion” ban in Gonzalez v. Carhart has been 21-years in the making. Regan-ites Antonin Scalia and Anthony Kennedy joined forces with Thomas, Alito, and the Chief Justice to combat the forces of liberalism that are ever-present in our society. Conservatives have to be pleased with Justices [...]

Whenever Justices come and go on the Court, the mainstream media starts bloviating about the dynamics of the Court. The most recent shift in the Court occurred when the decidedly conservative Chief Justice Rehnquist and more moderate Associate Justice O’Connor were replaced by the thus-far moderately conservative Chief Justice Roberts and Associate Justice Alito. So [...]



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