Alabama seniors have voted for decades with rules in place for voter ID and absentee ballots witness signatures. As part of a national scheme by the left to dilute vote security, an Obama appointed judge recently overturned these rules even though he was in the wrong branch of government to do so. Fortunately for the people of Alabama, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals correctly dissolved his ruling. Vote security, at least for now, remains intact in Alabama.
For decades, Ninth Circuit Court leftist judges stood athwart Constitutional freedoms and yelled “stop!” Since President Trump replaced a third of its activist judges, its decisions have changed. This includes a recent pro-Second Amendment decision slapping down a magazine ban by California politicians. The “new 9th” has reminded California that its citizens are still protected by the federal Constitution.
An un-Constitutional and absurd ruling from the Supreme Court last week decided a Nevada church had to adhere to arbitrary and biased COVID guidelines from its liberal governor. Democrat Governor Sisolak is allowing hundreds of people into bars and casinos but only 50 souls per church without even considering church size. Casting the First Amendment to the wind, liberal justices were joined by Justice Roberts in pretending our first freedoms are less important than cocktails and Blackjack.
Although the court sided with state Attorney General Ken Paxton's interpretation of what constitutes a disability, it indicated that it is up to voters to assess their health and determine if they meet the state's definition, which could allow them to vote by mail.
6/23: ACRU Policy Board Member Hans von Spakovsky and Michael Watson explain why the courts should not be involved in states' gerrymandering debates.
A federal judge has ruled that the American Civil Rights Union has standing to sue Zavala County, Texas, over its inflated voter registrations.
In a brief submitted today, the American Civil Rights Union asks the U.S. Supreme Court to stop President Obama from obliterating the separation of powers doctrine in the Constitution.