Posted by: mutantpoodle | June 25, 2007

Supreme Court in Reverse: Alito, Roberts rule the roost

scotus_seal_copy_1smFor those of you who don’t think that it matters who’s in the White House, here are three 5-4 SCOTUS decisions to ponder:

Student free speech isn’t so free: Court rules schools can limit speech by students in the famous “Bong Hits 4 Jesus” case;

Citizens don’t have standing to sue regarding faith-based initiatives, so George Bush is free to funnel lots of our money to the religious organizations of his choice;

And the court ruled that restrictions on ads by advocacy groups shortly prior to elections are unconstitutional.

I’ll have more on the last one later – but the abstract is, get ready for some interesting ads come next October.

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