Supremes Punt Gay Marriage

10-06-14

CW President Curt Levey on the Supreme Court’s decision today to not review any of the seven gay marriage cases before it: 

The Supreme Court’s surprising decision to pass up what was effectively its last chance to stop the legal momentum behind the creation of a constitutional right to same-sex marriage is bad news for supporters of constitutionalism.

ObamaCare’s Survival Turns on Theory of Interpretation

08-01-14

Following the potentially existential legal blow to ObamaCare last week in the D.C. Circuit, ObamaCare supporters have taken solace in the conventional wisdom that the full court – consisting of 7 Democrat-appointed judges and just 4 Republicans – will agree to hear the case and rule for the Administration. In an article at Breitbart.com, Constitution Watchdogs president Curt Levey writes that:

Supremes are Unanimous: Obama Overreached

06-26-14

Constitution Watchdogs President Curt Levey on today’s Supreme Court decision striking down President Obama’s recess appointments to the NLRB: 

Despite broad criticism of President Obama’s overreaching use of executive power – involving ObamaCare, immigration policy and EPA regulations, to name just a few examples – many progressives have defended his “I’ve got a pen and a phone” strategy of bypassing Congress. But at the Supreme Court today, there was no defense.

Win for Campaign Speech & Pro-Life Group at SCOTUS Today

06-16-14

Pro-life group Susan B. Anthony List (SBAL) scored a victory at the Supreme Court today in a case that arose when SBAL announced plans to put up billboards criticizing Congressman Steve Driehaus (D-Ohio), for his vote on “taxpayer-funded abortion” (ObamaCare), during his 2010 reelection campaign. Driehaus filed a complaint under an Ohio law making it a crime to “make a false statement concerning the voting record of a candidate or public official” during a campaign.