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Barry,  I agree.  The confirmation hearings produced little when it came to clear and direct answers from Elena Kagan about her judicial philosophy – specifically how she views church/state issues. I can’t help but recall the words she used in […]

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Jay, I think you know how I feel about the National Day of Prayer decision. I think it’s a good one and I hope it sticks. Let’s turn now to other current events. The Senate Judiciary Committee proceedings have come […]

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Jay,   Like Supreme Court Justices Alito, Scalia, Roberts and Thomas, you have characterized this case all wrong. You write that the majority’s decision is flawed because it has denied the Christian Legal Society (CLS) its fundamental right to religious […]

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Barry,   This decision is both disappointing and troubling.  By a vote of 5-4, the Supreme Court dealt a damaging blow to First Amendment law for religious organizations in the case of  Christian Legal Society v. Martinez.    The Supreme […]

Today, Americans United is celebrating another victory – this time at the U.S. Supreme Court. This morning, the high court upheld a policy at University of California, Hastings College of the Law that prohibits school-subsidized clubs from engaging in religious […]

Jay, I too would like to get to the bottom of all this and get some answers on what Kagan’s views truly are. I am troubled by some things that I have read, and I need to know where Kagan […]

Barry,   I’m glad were on the same page when it comes to calling on the Senate Judiciary Committee to ask probing questions of Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan at the upcoming confirmation hearings.   All we’ve seen so far […]

Barry,   The nomination of Solicitor General Elena Kagan to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens comes as no surprise.  She was the leading candidate for weeks and in remarks announcing the nomination, President Obama said Kagan is […]

Jay, For once, we may actually agree on something. Because Kagan is not a judge, she lacks a clear record on church-state issues. That’s why Americans United is also calling on the Senate Judiciary Committee to fill in the picture […]

Barry,   I understand the reasoning behind it.  And, regrettably, it’s become a sign of the times.  But, I can’t help but think that as a nation founded on the rule of law – and a legal system open to […]