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High court with vocally devout
justices set to hear religious
objections to health-care law

Washington Post, by Robert Barnes

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Posted By:JoniTx, 3/24/2014 1:24:11 AM

There’s something that makes the current Supreme Court different from some of its recent predecessors. The justices got religion. Or at least they seem more open about their faith, appearing before devout audiences and talking more about how religion shaped their lives or guides them now. As the court this week weighs religious conviction vs. legal obligation in the latest challenge to the Affordable Care Act, those who study the court say the change is hard to quantify but easy to notice. Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. and Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. are devout Catholics who faced questions

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Doc Obiwan, 3/24/2014 2:27:06 AM     (No. 9781388)

But the Post doesn´t have a problem with "devout" atheists or agnostics.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Trigger2, 3/24/2014 3:40:34 AM     (No. 9781416)

Nor does the WaPo have a problem with muzzies.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: nimby, 3/24/2014 8:23:34 AM     (No. 9781587)

Devout? A devout Roberts would not have caused this much of grief to humanity by rewriting the ill

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Reply 4 - Posted by: JoniTx, 3/24/2014 1:32:27 PM     (No. 9782107)

~~“In every Judiciary Committee hearing, the nominees are asked, ‘Can you separate your religious views?’ They all say yes,” said Barry Lynn, executive director of Americans United for Separation of Church and State. “Republicans say it’s offensive, but it’s not. You need to put people on the record.”

Asked about the religious makeup of the court in an appearance two years ago, Thomas said: “We’re all from the Ivy League. That seems to be more relevant than what faith we are.”
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All from the Ivy League.....hmmmm.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: BaseballFAn, 3/24/2014 1:42:31 PM     (No. 9782131)

Previously here: http://lucianne.com/postreply/?artnum=777188

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Reply 6 - Posted by: mitzi, 3/24/2014 1:56:33 PM     (No. 9782148)

What´s a devout Catholic?

And - how come Obama´s faith is off limits (Muslims exempt from ACA?) and the not the Supreme Court justices?

If you are of the Muslim religion, you don´t have to give all the new Obamacare healthcare reform regulations and penalties another thought. Because the concept of being compelled to participate in such a healthcare program offends Islamic sensibilities, Muslims are specifically exempt. Examiner 3/26/2010.


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