Articles Tagged “supreme court”

  • Senate Should Confirm Gorsuch to Supreme Court

    The Senate should confirm Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court if he is found to be qualified.

  • Occupy Groups Move to End Corporate Personhood, Restore US Democracy

    What underlies the Citizens United decision is the assumption that corporations are natural persons within the meaning of Section 1 of the Fourteenth Amendment of the Constitution and therefore, have First Amendment rights. Corporate personhood dates back to the controversial 1886 Supreme Court decision in Santa Clara County v. Southern Pacific Railroad. Although the Supreme Court supposedly did not make a direct ruling on the question of “corporate personhood,” the misleading notes of a clerk finding corporate personhood were incorporated in the Court’s decision. Whether this is myth or reality doesn’t matter at this point. This result was a Supreme Court precedent finding that a corporation is a “natural person.”

  • Santo, Santo, Santo

    Santo, Santo, Santo

    District 8 Congressional candidate Cindy Sheehan. Photo by Luke Thomas By Cindy Sheehan, special to Fog City Journal March 16, 2008 I was sitting on my couch writing about the horrors of war on this…

  • Groups outline same-sex marriage argumentsahead of California Supreme Court hearing

    Groups outline same-sex marriage arguments
    ahead of California Supreme Court hearing

    By Julia Cheever March 2, 2008 One gay rights group appearing before the California Supreme Court in historic marriage arguments on Tuesday has told the court that “the freedom to marry the person of one’s…