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  • Breyer joins conservative justices in telling 17-year-old girl she’s a girl

    08/04/2016 8:55:16 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 21 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/04/16 | Dan Calabrese
    No men's room for her. For now. How insane have we become when it’s major news that one - count him, one - liberal Supreme Court Justice is willing to kinda sorta almost acknowledge that a 17-year-old girl doesn’t stop being a girl just because she says she wants to? Pretty darn insane, and actually Steven Breyer didn’t even do that yesterday. He did join his conservative colleagues in a 5-3 ruling that declines to order the Gloucester County school board to let “Gavin” Grimm use the men’s room. But according to Reuters, Breyer “he did so as a courtesy...
  • SCOTUS Justice Breyer likes to rely on the laws of other countries

    09/15/2015 3:11:45 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 34 replies
    Hotair ^ | 09/15/2015 | Jazz Shaw
    This isn’t too disturbing. Nope. Not at all. Everything is just fine here, folks.Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer has a new book out in which he shares some of his many philosophical observations about law and the court. In it, as the latest issue of Time reveals, he concludes that there’s clearly nothing wrong with American courts – including SCOTUS – considering the laws and judicial rulings of other nations. Stop laughing and pointing. I’m serious. Should the Supreme Court care that other countries have abolished the death penalty?That looming question animates Justice Stephen Breyer’s “The Court and the...
  • Justice Breyer had his nose rubbed in extreme gun control's failures: IS MACHETE CONTROL NEXT?

    02/14/2012 9:33:13 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 11 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 1/14/2012 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    It took five days for the news to finally get out because the leftist media didn’t know how to spin it, but last Thursday gun control extremist Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer his wife and guests were robbed at machete point inside their own home. The irony of this incident is that despite having some of the toughest and most draconian gun control laws in the Western Hemisphere since 2008 St. Kitts/Nevis has been on The State Department’s travel advisory list warning Americans who must go there not to walk alone at night. St. Kitts/Nevis a nation, whose gun control...
  • Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer Robbed by Machete-Wielding Intruder in Caribbean

    02/13/2012 5:00:59 PM PST · by STARWISE · 35 replies
    ABC News ^ | 2-13-12
    Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer was robbed at knife point in his vacation home on the Caribbean island of Nevis Feb. 9, according to a court spokeswoman, although he’s not the first Supreme Court justice become a victim of crime. In 2004, Justice David Souter was mugged while jogging, and in 1966, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had her purse snatched. Breyer was with his wife, Joanna Breyer, and guests when an intruder armed with a machete broke into their home. The intruder took $1,000 but no one was hurt.
  • Video: Justice Breyer: Founding Fathers Were for Gun Control

    12/13/2010 9:11:56 AM PST · by · 16 replies
    Justice Breyer appeared on Fox News Sunday to discuss the Second Amendment with Chris Wallace and said the Founding Fathers would side with him because they have concluded James Madison was more worried the Constitution may not be ratified than he was about granting individuals the right to bear arms.
  • Justice Breyer Clarifies Earlier Remarks, Koran-Burning Is Constitutionally Protected After All

    09/17/2010 11:34:13 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    The Volokh Conspiracy ^ | 09/17/2010 | Eugene Volokh
    Josh Gerstein (Politico) has transcripts of Breyer’s Good Morning America remarks, which seemed to suggest that Koran-burning might be constitutionally unprotected, but also his more recent Larry King Live remarks, which pretty strongly suggest that Koran-burning is indeed constitutionally protected.To recap, the earlier remarks were ambiguous. Stephanopoulos asked whether globalization and the Internet, and the greater risk that expression in the U.S. may lead to killings overseas, should “change the nature .. of what we can allow and protect.” Breyer responded: “Well in a sense, yes. In a sense, no.... [Y]ou can say, with the internet, you can say...
  • Justice Breyer: We have No right to burn Korans in First Amendment? (American Flags? No Problem)

    09/14/2010 12:50:17 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 55 replies
    Hotair ^ | 09/14/2010 | Ed Morrissey
    I’m not sure which is more unsettling — the fact that a Supreme Court justice can get the First Amendment so wrong, or that it is so unclear that George Stephanopoulos thought to ask the question. Until now, I perhaps naïvely thought that everyone understood that the provocateurial pastor in Florida had the right to burn Korans, or any other book he legitimately owned, but that it was a really bad idea for many reasons, most of which Allahpundit argued in his excellent posts on the subject. Silly me: Last week we saw a Florida Pastor – with 30 members...
  • Supreme Court Justice Breyer Open to Banning Koran Burning

    09/14/2010 6:19:55 AM PDT · by kristinn · 347 replies · 3+ views
    Tuesday, September 14, 2010 | Kristinn
    U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer has expressed a willingness to ban protesters from burning the Koran as the modern day equivalent of shouting fire in a crowded theater.The Supreme Court has ruled burning the American flag in protest is protected speech under the First Amendment of the Constitution.Breyer spoke to George Stephanopoulos on ABC's Good Morning America today:But Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer told me on "GMA" that he's not prepared to conclude that -- in the internet age -- the First Amendment condones Koran burning.“Holmes said it doesn’t mean you can shout 'fire' in a crowded theater,” Breyer...
  • Breyer: Obamacare faces Supreme Court review

    04/15/2010 11:53:35 AM PDT · by legalwatch · 44 replies · 2,215+ views
    Legal Newsline ^ | 4-15-09 | Chris Rizo
    Legal challenges to the national health care overhaul signed last month by President Barack Obama will be heard eventually by the U.S. Supreme Court, Associate Justice Stephen Breyer predicted Thursday.
  • Courting Terror (Hamdan v. Rumsfeld)

    06/30/2006 7:47:53 AM PDT · by Isara · 1 replies · 354+ views
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | Posted 6/29/2006 | Editor
    Supreme Court: Ruling for bin Laden's former chauffeur, liberal justices have once again hampered our ability to wage war on terror......Justice Stevens' ruling ignored the clear language of the Detainee Treatment Act (DTA), passed and signed into law last year, and went on a fishing expedition to find ways around it.Congress believed that in passing the DTA it was removing the federal courts' jurisdiction over Gitmo detainees. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Specter, who opposed the DTA, complained on the floor of the Senate that under the legislation, "no court, justice, or judge shall have jurisdiction to consider the application for...
  • Justice Breyer on "Active Liberty"

    12/14/2005 7:42:48 PM PST · by Otho · 18 replies · 942+ views
    National Review Online ^ | Dec. 14, 2005 | Representative Tom Feeney
    Give Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer his due. With the publication of his new book "Active Liberty," he enthusiastically embraces a mea culpa approach to allegations that Supreme Court justices invent, recreate, and expand constitutional principles as they please. Viewed as a response to Justice Antonin Scalia's "A Matter of Interpretation," Breyer’s book, openly advocates for the notion that U.S. constitutional law is whatever a majority of Supreme Court justices wishes...
  • Conversation: Justice Breyer

    10/20/2005 11:05:37 AM PDT · by Crackingham · 10 replies · 656+ views ^ | 10/19/5
    JAN CRAWFORD GREENBURG: Thank you for joining us today, Justice Breyer. Tell us why you decided to write this book. JUSTICE STEPHEN BREYER: I wanted to write it because I've learned from really Chief Justice Rehnquist, Justice O'Connor, my predecessor Harry Blackmun that there's a tremendous desire for knowledge about the court and how do we actually decide cases? People want to know. It's not the CIA; there's not really a secret. And I wanted to try to help people understand that. And also, I think there's a misconception. I think that many people believe that we're deciding what's good...
  • The Established Religion of the United States

    10/07/2005 11:23:57 AM PDT · by PurpleMountains · 194+ views
    From Sea to Shining Sea ^ | 10/07/05 | Purple Mountains
    An article by Jonathan David Carson, Ph.D. in the October 7, 2005 issue of “The American Thinker” was so insightful, that I felt I had to bring it to the attention of my viewers. I took the liberty of editing it to home in on what I thought were the essentials to make it easier to read and understand, but you can follow the link to see the entire article if you wish. “One of the favorite worries of the professional worrying class is the establishment of religion. After reading accounts of recent Supreme Court decisions, which rule that display...
  • Join Me...Impeach Justice Breyer Campaign

    03/08/2005 6:27:33 AM PST · by captain_dave · 10 replies · 579+ views
    original and cited | 8 March 2005 | Captain_dave
    Please join me in writing your Congressman to ask for a Bill of Impeachment for Justice Breyer. -------------- Supreme Court citing more foreign cases. Scalia: Only U.S. views are relevant By Joan Biskupic USA TODAY "WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court's reference to foreign law in a ruling last month that overturned state anti-sodomy statutes stood out as if it were in bold print and capital letters. ..."full article------------ I'm "picking" on Justice Breyer because of his outspoken attitudes towards using foreign law, especially in his aired discussion with Justice Scalia. Justices debate use of foreign precedentsI sent this letter to...
  • Congressman Billybob Sez: Fear and Loathing on the Supreme Court

    07/08/2003 10:19:36 AM PDT · by Congressman Billybob · 182 replies · 571+ views
    BB's Website ^ | 8 July 2003 | Congressman Billybob (J. Armor, Esq.)
    Last weekend, Justices Stephen G. Breyer and Sandra Day O'Connor appeared on ABC News' "This Week," hosted by George Stephanopoulos. Most of you may have missed that show – it has descended to its lowest rating from its high when the late, great David Brinkley was the host. Justice Breyer made the following extraordinary comment on that show: "Through commerce, through globalization, through the spread of democratic institutions, through immigration to America, it's becoming more and more one world of many different kinds of people. And how they're going to live together across the world will be the challenge, and...
  • Nine Against Millions-Nine Wins

    07/02/2003 6:14:16 AM PDT · by westgirl123 · 10 replies · 232+ views
    Men's News Daily ^ | 07/02/03 | Paul Walfield
    There is an old adage that individually, people can be very smart, but put them in a group, and dumbness reigns supreme. Unfortunately, there are no calculations that correctly specify how many people need to put their heads together to reach the point of group insanity. However, we all know that twelve seems to have been the smallest number necessary. After all, that’s how many it takes to make up a jury. In recent years, juries have awarded multi-million dollar awards to plaintiffs for spilling hot coffee on themselves and getting burned, smoking cigarettes in boxes with warning labels, even...