Alabama has long standing curbside voting rules and identification requirements for absentee ballots that safeguard the votes of its citizens. A group led by the Southern Poverty Law Center demanded these protections be overturned (Covid--the usual excuse) and an Obama appointed state judge agreed. Fortunately, the Supreme Court did not, and Alabama will be able to continue to ensure the integrity of its votes.
A signed pledge should be binding, unless you’re a Democrat elector in Washington and Colorado trying to manipulate the system to block the election of Donald Trump in 2016. On July 6, in a rare unanimous decision, the Supreme Court ruled states can enforce electoral pledges ignored by rogue political activists. This is a win not just for voters, but affirms the critical need for the electoral college itself. Note: the importance of the Electoral College to our democracy can be confusing, and the anti-electoral college National Popular Vote movement peddles a great deal of disinformation about its intent. For a precise and clear understanding of why we [...]
10/27: ACRU Policy Board Member Hans von Spakovsky explains why the Supreme Court was right to rule that political redistricting is constitutional.
10/9: The Supreme Court will take on a case that will decide whether encouraging illegal immigration to the US is in fact protected speech.
10/7: The Supreme Court rejected an official's request not to hear a Second Amendment case in New York.
8/16: ACRU Policy Board Member Hans von Spakovsky and Thomas Jipping report on five Democratic senators threatening the Supreme Court with political retaliation if it doesn't rule against Second Amendment rights.
8/13: ACRU General Counsel Ken Klukowski reports on the Democratic politicians and presidential candidates threatening the Supreme Court with court packing if they do not offer liberal rulings on the Second Amendment.
7/24: ACRU General Counsel Ken Klukowski reports on SCOTUS Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg speaking out against Democratic presidential candidates promising to "pack" the courts with liberal justices.
7/17: ACRU General Counsel Ken Klukowski reports on the the long service of Justice John Paul Stevens, who passed away July 16th.
7/13: Democrats might have succeeded in derailing Kavanaugh’s nomination if it weren’t for the courageous women who bucked the progressive groupthink and stood true to their moral compass.