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  1. Is Oklahoma's use of lethal injection cruel and unusual?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | DFW Catholic

    ... said. "Maybe you won't feel it; maybe you will. We just can't tell. And you think that would be okay?" Justice Samuel Alito countered that Oklahoma and other states have been forced to use midazolam because opponents of the death penalty have ...

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  2. Death Row Inmate Likely To Die By Nitrogen GasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | LBC 97.3

    ... on the issue. They will make a ruling in June and it's expected to be close. But conservative justices like Samuel Alito are known to be firmly in favour of the death penalty, and appeared to object to this case even being heard. "Those who oppose ...

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  3. Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Publishers' Weekly

    ... of that legislation over the subsequent half-century. Early appearances in the narrative by John Roberts and Samuel Alito foreshadow their eventual posture when they were named to the Supreme Court. Lay readers are likely to be surprised at how much ...

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  4. Marriage at the high court and the American crisis of conscienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | World Magazine

    ... about the implications the court decision could have on non-profit organizations. During the arguments, Justice Samuel Alito asked Solicitor General Donald Verilli whether a religious school that took the position that marriage was the union of ...

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  5. a Guerrilla warfare,a civil society and the death penaltyRead the original story

    Friday May 1 | The Washington Post

    At Bloomberg View , Noah Feldman looks at Justice Samuel Alito's complaint in this week's lethal injection case that death penalty opponents have engaged in "guerrilla warfare" by persuading pharmaceutical companies to withhold sales of their drugs to states that will use them in executions. According to his view, it's fair to challenge the death penalty both in legislatures and in courts.

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  6. Manufacturer asks Oklahoma to return any execution drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | The Tribune

    ... drug manufacturers. During oral arguments on Wednesday that lasted for more than an hour, conservative Justice Samuel Alito said death penalty opponents are waging a "guerrilla war" against executions by working to limit the supply of more effective ...

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  7. Wesley Pruden:Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Jewish World Review

    ... Supremes smile on the regiments of the kingdom of the LGBT, they've gone about as far as they can go. Justice Samuel Alito, clearly curious about what might lie ahead of him, asked Mary Bonauto, a lawyer for the gay legion, what might be next. ...

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  8. Sedative company asks Oklahoma to return its drugs, not use them in executionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... drug manufacturers. During oral arguments on Wednesday that lasted for more than an hour, conservative Justice Samuel Alito said death penalty opponents are waging a "guerrilla war" against executions by working to limit the supply of more effective ...

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  9. Beard Ban CutRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Reason Magazine

    In January, the U.S. Supreme Court struck a unanimous blow for religious liberty when it overturned an Arkansas Department of Corrections policy that prevented a Muslim inmate from growing a half-inch beard in accordance with his religious views. Per Justice Samuel Alito's majority opinion in Holt v.

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  10. Justice Alito's Polygamy PerplexRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | New Yorker

    Judging from Justice Samuel Alito's contributions during Tuesday's oral arguments in Obergefell v. Hodges, the same-sex marriage case before the Supreme Court, he is a little hung up on polygamy.

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  11. Dangers of redefining marriageRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | Washington Times

    ... Supremes smile on the regiments of the kingdom of the LGBT, they've gone about as far as they can go. Justice Samuel Alito, clearly curious about what might lie ahead of him, asked Mary Bonauto, a lawyer for the gay legion, what might be next. ...

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  12. Stop the Presses: Roberts Backs a Campaign Finance LawRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | Drudge Retort

    ... of precedent upholding reasonable restrictions on donations, solicitations, and expenditures. After Justice Samuel Alito replaced Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, Roberts had the votes to blast away one campaign restriction after another. And that he ...

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  13. Supreme Court Argument on Same-Sex Marriage Puts Religious Liberty in the CrosshairsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | KDAR-FM Oxnard

    ... highest court considered again the issue of same-sex marriage, was responding to a question from Justice Samuel Alito. His answer confirms with candor the threat we have long seen coming. Back in 2005, long before the movement to legalize same-sex ... 39 comments

  14. Supreme Court Gets Heated In Argument Over Execution DrugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

    ... a back-door way of dismantling the death penalty. "Let's be honest about what's going on here," said Justice Samuel Alito. "Is it appropriate for the judiciary to countenance what amounts to a guerrilla war against the death penalty, which consists ...

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  15. Jon Stewart on Supreme Court's Anti-Gay Marriage Arguments: 'You Got Nothin"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | RollingStone

    ... Got Nothin.'" Stewart attacked the "anti-gay cray cray" from all sides. He first dismissed Associate Justice Samuel Alito's slippery-slope questioning about whether gay marriage would lead to more dubious definitions of the institution before ...

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  16. Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Bernie's running, but it's Hillary's partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Daily Kos

    In an unusually impassioned speech, Hillary Rodham Clinton delivered a pointed assessment of race in America on Wednesday, lamenting the recent deaths of young black men and calling for overhauling the "out-of-balance" criminal justice system on display on the smoke-filled streets of Baltimore. In her first major policy speech since announcing her presidential run, Mrs. Clinton spoke forcefully about the damage done, ticking off the names of the unarmed African-American men who have died at the hands of white police officers in recent months.

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  17. In Supreme Court's Gay Marriage Case, Words of Justice Anthony...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Cato Institute

    ... If. Some liberals' hearts jumped into their throats Tuesday morning when Kennedy seemed to channel colleague Samuel Alito, asking whether the court could alter an institution that's been around for "millennia." Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg jumped in ...

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  18. UPDATED: High court considers place of same-sex marriage in states that bar itRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Iobserve

    ... Anthony Kennedy, who often is a swing vote in cases that divide along liberal/conservative lines, and Justice Samuel Alito also raised several questions about the speed with which same-sex marriage has become accepted and whether the court should be ...

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  19. US Supreme Court Differs On Execution Drug UseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | International Business Times

    ... states to "obtain drugs that could be used to carry out capital punishment with little, if any pain," Justice Samuel Alito categorically stressed. However, as per a CNN/ORC poll, a whopping 70% of Americans are not against death penalty itself as ...

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  20. A new screen for religious-school tax exemption?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Overlawyered

    In 1983 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Bob Jones University in South Carolina could be denied an otherwise applicable tax exemption because of its then policy of forbidding interracial dating among its students; since then, despite much speculation, there has not been widespread yanking of exemptions from other institutions over widely disfavored or execrated but otherwise not unlawful internal policies. Now an exchange between Justice Samuel Alito and Solicitor General Donald Verrilli, at Tuesday's oral argument in the gay marriage cases, is raising some eyebrows.

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