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John G. Roberts, Jr.

Protests 'Activist' High Court

The Supreme Court under Chief Justice John Roberts has become one of the most liberal activist courts that we have seen in a generation. The court’s decisions on Obamacare show that it will both add words that were not originally included in the law (a “penalty” magically becomes a “tax) and alter the meaning of words that were included in the law (a “state” exchange magically becomes a “state or federal” exchange). The court’s recent decision on same-sex marriage, an issue that was being worked out by the states through the appropriate democratic process (36 states already allow it), shows that slim majorities are willing to...

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