Antonin Scalia - RIP
- The passing of Justice Scalia is a sad event, but from listening to Republicans you would think he was the Second Coming of the Founding Fathers.
- Scalia, like all of us, was a mixed bag of ideas. Some ideas were Conservative and others were not. In some cases Scalia defended the all-powerful state against average people.
On Chicago Style Pizza
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Scalia properly defended violence as free speech
How is killing children "Conservative"?
Scalia famously dissented from a 5-4 decision that declared the execution of juvenile criminals to be unconstitutional.
He took a similar stance in 1989 when he wrote the opinion, Stanford v. Kentucky, that allowed states to use capital punishment for killers who were 16 or 17 when they committed their crimes.
Make Gay Sex Illegal
Again, Scalia wanted Gay sex to be illegal. How is Big Government watching consenting adults in the bedroom "Conservative"?
Scalia dissented from a seminal gay rights opinion that struck down a Texas law banning sodomy.
Scalia, taking the unusual step of reading his dissent from the bench, accused his colleagues of having "taken sides in the culture war" and having largely signed on to the so-called homosexual agenda.
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