Chris Muir's Day By Day

Monday, February 29, 2016

Justice Thomas Finally Asked a Question In Supreme Court Hearings...

...and his question concerned the Second Amendment.

In a question to Ilana Eisenstein, assistant solicitor general who was arguing about a federal ban on gun ownership for anyone convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence, Thomas may have lit a fuse. It was a question transcribed by the Huffington Post and it is a thorny issue for some civil rights activists.

“Can you give me another area [of law] where a misdemeanor violation suspends a constitutional right?” Thomas reportedly asked.


Wonder if he's been possessed by the spirit of his dead colleague Antonin Scalia?

2 comments:

Rev. Paul said...

"Wonder if he's been possessed by the spirit of his dead colleague Antonin Scalia?"

Maybe because he knows that if he doesn't ask that question, no one else will?

fatfred said...

Sounds more like Justice Souter, I really miss him on the court.