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Polls reveal 2 ways Scotus decisions shape society,
one positive, another not so much

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Posted By: SurferLad, 5/24/2019 7:23:47 PM

Here’s an interesting juxtaposition of polls showing how one emotional national controversy can develop and endure bitterly for decades while another doesn’t, both thanks to the timing of landmark Supreme Court decisions. A new Gallup Poll out this week shows support for same-sex marriage has held in the 60-to-mid-60s range since the Supreme Court approved it just two years ago next month. Support for gay marriage has been trending upward since 1996 when Gallup first asked the question and found only 27 percent approval. Now, let’s look at the divisive issue of abortion. It was issued by the Supreme Court in 1973, the Roe v Wade decision.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Nevadadad46 5/24/2019 9:01:32 PM (No. 83734)
It is a little frightening to think how thinly decisions are made - such as the lame Dred Scott decision and the utterly impossible reasoning Roberts used on the Obamacare decision. The Forced Busing ruling astonished me- out of thin air they came up with the justification for it! As they did on the Roe v. Wade abortions ruling. And the future of our freedom literally rests in the hands of these nine people. They could rule that Buggs Bunny is now king of America and there would not be a single thing we could do about it but whine.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: pacman333 5/24/2019 9:26:41 PM (No. 83742)
To #1's point. Read Men in Black by Mark Levin.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: doctorfixit 5/24/2019 9:52:42 PM (No. 83753)
The fact that people are taking polls on the decisions of the federal judiciary is just more evidence of the courts' basis as a political organization. Un-elected, un-accountable, un-democratic, un-American. A collection of rogue tyrants.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Pepper Tree 5/25/2019 3:13:57 AM (No. 83804)
It used to be (probably 200 years ago) that SCOTUS was considered and trusted to be nonpolitical. For a far better court now you could toss out the three females and replace them with appliance repairmen.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna 5/25/2019 5:11:52 AM (No. 83826)
Anyone who does mechanical diagnostics knows that the hidden 'Problem' becomes obvious once you find it. It remains a mystery to a world full of wishers and dreamers and utopian schemers.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Strike3 5/25/2019 7:28:37 AM (No. 83900)
When SC judges are put on the bench because they are either liberal, gay, female or Latino, their decisions mean nothing. They are voting personal preferences due to their own bias and defile the position.
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