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  • Illustration by Linas Garsys for The Washington Times

    SANTORUM: Romney's record of judicial capitulation

    Name the last nominee to the Supreme Court by a Democratic president who turned out to be a judicial conservative. Maybe Justice Byron White, appointed by John F. Kennedy, who dissented from Roe v. Wade, but one largely draws a blank. Ask the converse, and the list is long and disheartening.


  • Illustration: Constitution and trials by Linas Garsys for The Washington Times

    PAUL: War on terror doesn't justify retreat on rights

    James Madison, father of the Constitution, warned, "The means of defense against foreign danger historically have become instruments of tyranny at home." Abraham Lincoln had similar thoughts, saying, "America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter, and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves."


  • In Hill testimony, justices lift high court's veil

    Partially lifting the veil that usually guards their actions, two Supreme Court justices on Wednesday painted the court as a bulwark for the Constitution and said some of today's cynicism about government stems from the public's scanty understanding of the founding document.


  • Illustration: Video game ruling by John Camejo for The Washington Times

    KNIGHT: Supremes equate video violence with free speech

    The cultural sledgehammer that's shattering basic decency in America keeps pounding away. Our enemies must be delighted to see us disarm morally and still expect to be strong, free and prosperous. They know it doesn't work that way.


  • Court overturns ban on video game sales to kids

    The Supreme Court ruled Monday that it is unconstitutional to bar children from buying or renting violent video games, saying government doesn't have the authority to "restrict the ideas to which children may be exposed" despite complaints that the popular and fast-changing technology allows the young to simulate acts of brutality.


  • Can't ban violent game sales to kids, court says

    States cannot ban the sale or rental of ultraviolent video games to children, the Supreme Court ruled Monday, rejecting such limits as a violation of young people's First Amendment rights and leaving it up to parents and the multibillion-dollar games industry to decide what children can buy.


  • Can't ban violent video sales to kids, court says

    States cannot ban the sale or rental of ultraviolent video games to children, the Supreme Court ruled Monday, rejecting such limits as a violation of young people's First Amendment rights and leaving it up to parents and the multibillion-dollar gaming industry to decide what kids can buy.


  • Court: Calif. can't ban violent video game sales

    The Supreme Court on Monday refused to let California clamp down on the sale or rental of violent video games to children, saying governments lack authority to "restrict the ideas to which children may be exposed" despite complaints that the popular and fast-changing technology allows the young to simulate acts of brutality.


  • The U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington is pictured in March 2009. (Associated Press)

    Court: Calif. can't ban sales of violent video games

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday said California cannot ban the rental or sale of violent video games to children.


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