The Supreme Court's Leftist Bloc: Increasingly Hostile to the First Amendment

Posted on AllSides June 28th, 2022
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We already knew that the Supreme Court's leftist bloc is profoundly hostile to the Second Amendment, which it has badly misinterpreted in a series of decisions over recent decades.  They're increasingly and disturbingly hostile to the First Amendment, as well.  The Roberts Court has generally been quite good on First Amendment issues, issuing a number of lopsided or even unanimous rulings safeguarding various liberties in this realm.  But on cases ranging from Hobby Lobby to NIFLA v. Becerra in previous terms -- to Carson v. Makin and Kennedy v. Bremerton this term -- core First Amendment protections have broken down...

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