Are More Individual Rights at Risk After SCOTUS Overturns Roe with Dobbs?

Abortion, Politics, Religion and Ideology Roe v. Wade; Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization The first three Articles of its Constitution established the three branches of government of the United States. The first (and most detailed) Article created the Congress; the second created the executive branch and the third Article created the judicial branch. The …

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Conservative Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas Protects Trump Ally Senator Lindsey Graham

Issues Administrative Stay Temporarily Blocking Grand Jury Testimony On Monday October 24, 2022 conservative U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, acting alone, stayed an order by the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, temporarily blocking the testimony of U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham, sought by a grand jury in Georgia investigating efforts by Donald Trump and his …

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Substantive Due Process, Roe v. Wade, Protected Right to Choose Abortion

To understand the abortion debate stemming from Roe v. Wade, one must understand substantive due process – a concept that allows courts to protect certain fundamental rights from government interference, even when a specific protection is not directly mentioned in the U.S. Constitution.

Separation of Powers

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The Constitution of the United States strictly segregates the power of the federal government and sets its branches in perfect equipoise—i.e., the Legislature, the Executive, and the Judiciary are entirely distinct, completely independent, and unfailingly co-equal.

Emoluments Clause

U.S. CONSTITUTION ARTICLE I SECTION 9 … [Clause 8] No Title of Nobility shall be granted by the United States: And no Person holding any Office of Profit or Trust under them, shall, without the Consent of the Congress, accept of any present, Emolument, Office, or Title, of any kind whatever, from any King, Prince …

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McDonald v. Chicago (Alito)

McDonald v. Chicago

Cite as: 561 U. S. 3025 (2010) Opinion of the Court SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES _________________ No. 08–1521 _________________ OTIS MCDONALD, ET AL., PETITIONERS v. CITY OF CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, ET AL. ON WRIT OF CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SEVENTH CIRCUIT [June 28, 2010]   JUSTICE ALITO announced …

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