Tag: Supreme Court

Hobby Lobby vs. Obamacare: Corporations are Not People My Friend

Hobby Lobby vs. Obamacare: Corporations are Not People My Friend
Real Politik has already dedicated an entire article to criticizing the flawed logic that led to the Supreme Court’s now-infamous Citizens United ruling. During Citizens United, the court channeled its inner Mitt Romney by ruling that corporations are people and that political advertising is the same as political speech. Therefore any limits placed on political advertising violate corporations’ First... Read more »

My Debate with Donald Trump: Why Money is Different Than Speech

We are living through the first election season since the Supreme Court’s disastrous Citizens United ruling which overturned more than a century of precedent to lift all restrictions limiting corporate and union spending on political advertising.  The Roberts Court removed corporate and union spending limits on political advertising with this year’s Citizens United ruling The full ramifications... Read more »

Bad Handgun Arguments

Earlier this week, the Supreme Court ruled that Second Amendment protections on gun ownership apply to state and local governments. The 5-4 decision effectively rendered local handgun bans – like Chicago’s – unenforceable and sparked America’s quadrillionth national debate on handguns. There are two main arguments for handgun ownership and I do not agree with... Read more »