Author Archives: mspivey97

Transgender Rights & the 14th Amendment

If you haven’t heard about Virginia teen Gavin Grimm, it’s likely that you will soon. His struggle for rights will be before the Supreme Court in the next few years. Actually, Grimm’s case was supposed to go before the Court … Continue reading

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Will a Gorsuch Filibuster Change the Judiciary?

Democrats in the Senate are debating whether or not to attempt to block the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. Such a move would force Mitch McConnell to change Senate rules to make Gorsuch a Justice by making … Continue reading

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When a Wiretap Isn’t a Wiretap

A common saying among Trump supporters and surrogates is that his supporters take him seriously but not literally, while his opponents and the mainstream media take him literally, but not seriously. Take the following tweet: Terrible! Just found out that … Continue reading

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Trump at the Supreme Court

How the courts will view President Trump’s executive order on foreign travel has been the hot topic of discussion the past few weeks. Well, we know how the 9th Circuit feels. That court shredded the order in an opinion that was about … Continue reading

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