Statements about Supreme Court

If the Supreme Court throws out the federal health care law, it "would be an unprecedented, extraordinary step of overturning a law that was passed by a strong majority of a democratically elected Congress."

Says there have been "well over" 54 million abortions since 1973.

Claims Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said "she prefers the South African Constitution over the United States Constitution."

Says a U.S. Supreme Court justice suggested that some U.S. cases will be decided based on South African law.

"In 1790, the first Congress, which was packed with framers, required all ship owners to provide medical insurance for seamen; in 1798, Congress also required seamen to buy hospital insurance for themselves. In 1792, Congress enacted a law mandating that all able-bodied citizens obtain a firearm."

The Affordable Care Act is "not the law of the land."

"Under the clear letter of the law, (Justice Clarence Thomas) must recuse himself" from the case challenging the constitutionality of the health care law.

Twelve judges have thrown out legal challenges to the health care law because they rejected "the notion that the health care law was unconstitutional."

The Florida Supreme Court has "no express authority in the Florida Constitution" to remove questions from the ballot proposed by the Legislature.  

Says the U.S. Constitution provides for just compensation when land is taken under eminent domain.

Kendrick Meek claims he's the only candidate who said Sonia Sotomayor "will make an excellent Supreme Court justice."

"Eight of the nine justices in the Supreme Court decision (on campaign finance) said that not only is it constitutional for Congress to require disclosure of the special interest money, but they recommend we do it."

Justice Antonin Scalia agreed for the Supreme Court to hear a case about whether Barack Obama is eligible to be President.

On whether a U.S. Supreme Court nominee should be forthcoming at confirmation hearings.

Elena Kagan "has published five scholarly review articles, mostly on administrative law and the First Amendment. These articles were mostly on technical and procedural issues."

Elena Kagan "violated the law of the United States at various points" with her opposition to military recruiters.

Elena Kagan is "a New York City radical, Marxist lawyer through and through."

"She (Kagan) took money from Goldman Sachs just like her boss, Obama."

On Sandra Day O'Connor: "I think one reason she was a good judge is she had no judicial experience" before she joined the Supreme Court.

"Ms. Kagan has spent her entire professional career in Harvard Square, Hyde Park and the D.C. Beltway."  

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