Statements about Supreme Court
Says Debo Adegbile "was nominated to serve as a judge on the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals" and "was abruptly withdrawn by the administration."
"Very few men outlive their own fertility."
"We have a federal government that thinks they have the authority to regulate our toilet seats."
Says Mitt Romney and George Allen "would overturn Roe v. Wade and allow states to end safe, legal abortion even in cases of rape, incest or when a woman's life is at risk."
Says Mitt Romney "has refused to say whether he would have vetoed or signed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act."
"We’ve got four Supreme Court justices who … signed their name to a declaration that Americans have no fundamental right to self-defense."
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."
"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."
"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.
On military recruiters at Harvard, Elena Kagan "took a position and the Supreme Court ruled unanimously that she was wrong."
"Congress can tell [the Supreme Court] which cases they ought to hear. We have that authority."
"I never had a filibuster-proof Senate."
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