Tom DeLay

Supreme Court End-of-Term Analysis: 2005-06 Term

The 2005-06 term was clearly a period of transition for the Supreme Court, as Chief Justice Roberts replaced Chief Justice Rehnquist, and two justices in a sense replaced Justice O’Connor Justice Alito took her seat on the Court while Justice Kennedy replaced her as the “swing” vote in a number of closely divided cases. And while a relatively large number of the Court’s decisions this term were unanimous (generally where the Court was able to agree on a narrow approach and avoid divisive issues as in the New Hampshire abortion case), the new justices clearly pushed the Court towards the right in several important, closely divided cases.

Politics and Religion: Everything Old Is New Again

People For the American Way Resurrects 25-year-old Ad for “Justice Sunday”

People For the American Way Foundation (PFAWF) has updated a 25-year-old ad in the face of increasing attempts to manipulate religion for political gain by Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, including his planned appearance as part of “Justice Sunday” and his looming threat to deploy the “nuclear option” to eliminate the filibuster.

Anti-Gay Politics and the Religious Right

An analysis of the Religious Right's anti-gay policies and activities, leading up to the Christian Coalition's 1998 Road to Victory Conference.

Ordering the Courts: Right Wing Attacks on Judicial Independence in 2000

Ordering the Courts: Right Wing Attacks on Judicial Independence in 2000

Bush Running Mate Dick Cheney's Congressional Voting Record Emphatically Far-Right

Although press reports have begun to explore some of Dick Cheney's right-wing congressional votes, it is important to note that his overall voting record places him to the right even of Newt Gingrich.

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