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Tag: sotomayor
  • Gun Rights Advocates: Say No to Sotomayor

    Yesterday, 26 gun rights advocates released a letter urging Senators not to confirm Justice Sotomayor’s appointment to the Supreme Court: Earlier in a 2004 case, United States v. Sanchez-Villar, Sotomayor and two colleagues perfunctorily dismissed a Second Amendment claim holding that “the right to possess a gun is clearly not a fundamental right.” Imagine if …

  • The Rule of Law versus “Empathy”

    According to Thomas Sowell, “empathy” is a poor criteria in judicial nominations, but Obama’s nominee for the Supreme Court may make it into office anyway: For those who believe in the rule of law, Barack Obama used the words “rule of law” in introducing his nominee. For those who take his words as gospel, even …