Scalia spent his last day on earth on a shooting trip in Texas. That night he died peacefully in his sleep.
Conservatives mourn the loss of a hero. The staunch Catholic Justice defended his faith like a legal Fundamentalist. If a right wasn’t included in America’s glorious Bible — I mean Constitution — then that right should never be acknowledged.
True, other Americans are not still living in 1787, the year the Constitution was signed. Evidently to Antonin Scalia, that made no difference.
Some of his special jjudicial achievements include:
- Bush v. Gore, 2000
- Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, 2010
- Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, 2014
- Planned Parenthood v. Casey, 1992:
You can read about more of Scalia’s fabulous conservative judicial activism here, in an article that presents a Scalia judicial summary.
Yes, the Supreme Court Justice was highly influential. I gather that, to him, the views animating the above-mentioned decisions were perfectly aligned with being a follower of Jesus Christ. Interesting…