Supremes Punt Gay Marriage


CW President Curt Levey on the Supreme Court’s decision today to not review any of the seven gay marriage cases before it: 

The Supreme Court’s surprising decision to pass up what was effectively its last chance to stop the legal momentum behind the creation of a constitutional right to same-sex marriage is bad news for supporters of constitutionalism.

ObamaCare’s Survival Turns on Theory of Interpretation


Following the potentially existential legal blow to ObamaCare last week in the D.C. Circuit, ObamaCare supporters have taken solace in the conventional wisdom that the full court – consisting of 7 Democrat-appointed judges and just 4 Republicans – will agree to hear the case and rule for the Administration. In an article at, Constitution Watchdogs president Curt Levey writes that:

Supremes are Unanimous: Obama Overreached


Constitution Watchdogs President Curt Levey on today’s Supreme Court decision striking down President Obama’s recess appointments to the NLRB: 

Despite broad criticism of President Obama’s overreaching use of executive power – involving ObamaCare, immigration policy and EPA regulations, to name just a few examples – many progressives have defended his “I’ve got a pen and a phone” strategy of bypassing Congress. But at the Supreme Court today, there was no defense.

Win for Campaign Speech & Pro-Life Group at SCOTUS Today


Pro-life group Susan B. Anthony List (SBAL) scored a victory at the Supreme Court today in a case that arose when SBAL announced plans to put up billboards criticizing Congressman Steve Driehaus (D-Ohio), for his vote on “taxpayer-funded abortion” (ObamaCare), during his 2010 reelection campaign. Driehaus filed a complaint under an Ohio law making it a crime to “make a false statement concerning the voting record of a candidate or public official” during a campaign.