Intro to the Structure of Lies in Conservative Jurisprudence

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The extreme conservative judicial activism in overturning the Voting Rights Act clashes violently with conventional conservative rhetoric opposing the DOMA decision. That rhetoric is simply a lie.

OUR COMMON GROUND Omnibus‘s insight:

“We have no power to decide this case. And even if we did, we have no power under the Constitution to invalidate this democratically adopted legislation. The Court’s errors on both points spring forth from the same diseased root: an exalted conception of the role of this institution in America.” – Antonin Scalia, dissent in US v. Windsor.

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