Alex Blaze

Scalia's still mad about Lawrence

Filed By Alex Blaze | November 26, 2010 7:30 AM | comments

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"Under the guise of interpreting the Constitution and under the banner of a living Constitution, judges, especially those on the Supreme Court, now wield an enormous amount of political power because they don't just apply the rules that have been written, they create new rules.

The due process clause has been distorted so it's no longer a guarantee of process but a guarantee of liberty. But some of the liberties the Supreme Court has found to be protected by that word - liberty - nobody thought constituted a liberty when the 14th Amendment was adopted. Homosexual sodomy? It was criminal in all the states. Abortion? It was criminal in all the states."

--Antonin Scalia on how he's the only person in the world who's fair-minded enough to correctly interpret the Constitution

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