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Medved: Scare Tactics on Roe v Wade


In their desperate determination to block confirmation of the President’s new Supreme Court nominee, Democrats warn about the imminent threat to Roe v. Wade.

Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s critics suggest that if Roe goes, then abortion would be instantly criminalized and women and doctors would be prosecuted. Yet even if Roe were overturned — which is unlikely —  it would bring no instant change in abortion law. It would merely allow state legislatures more leeway in adjusting abortion regulations in the future.

Even before the Roe decision in 1973, 23 states had already passed some form of legalized abortion. In our Republic, we entrust the most important decisions to the people and to their elected representatives—meaning legislatures and executives write the laws, not an unelected judiciary.

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Michael Medved: Political Comeback of the Year


Major League Baseball offers an award for Comeback Player of the Year, and if major league politics handed out a similar prize, Texas Senator Ted Cruz would deserve it.

After the embarrassment of a failed presidential campaign and his hostile relationship with the victorious Donald Trump, he’s emerged as a key supporter of the president’s policy agenda. Once strongly disliked by his fellow senators, due to his shutdown strategy and love for the limelight, he’s recently developed solid, respectful working relationships with colleagues of both parties.

More recently, he introduced strong timely, legislation to maintain tough border security while halting separation of kids and parents. Cruz deserves landslide re-election in November for one of Washington’s most encouraging comebacks.

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First Amendment Victories and the High Court After Kennedy


Townhall Review – July 7, 2018

Hugh Hewitt and Tom McCabe, CEO of the Freedom Foundation, discuss the U. S. Supreme Court decision about unions in the public sector. Hugh Hewitt and Politico’s Jake Sherman look at how the Senate vote might decide on the next U. S. Supreme Court justice to fill Justice Kennedy’s seat. Michael Medved examines the U. S. Supreme Court’s decision to vacate the lower court’s decision on Arlene’s Flowers. Michael Medved talks about the New York primary victory of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Larry Elder talks with Professor John Eastman about congressional filibustering. Michael Medved and Arthur Brooks explain what happens when we listen to each other across political divides. Listen to find out what Larry Elder’s epiphany concerning Nancy Pelosi is all about.

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Lanhee Chen: Senator McConnell Deserves a Very Nice Thank You Note


President Trump will tell us next week who his pick will be to serve as the next Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. When he does so, he ought to send a thank you note to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

After all, he’s the reason the President now has a second nominee to the High Court, after he led the GOP effort to oppose the nominee that President Obama put forward during his last year in office. And it’s McConnell who has insisted that the Senate vote on Trump’s forthcoming nominee before the midterm elections—making it extremely difficult for Democratic Senators up for reelection from states that Trump won in 2016, like North Dakota, Missouri, and Indiana—to vote against the president’s nominee.

McConnell doesn’t often get credit for the hard work he does, but he should. Conservatives are on the precipice of another major victory because of the Senate Majority Leader.

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