Liberals on the Supreme Court Biding Their Time

Liberals on the Supreme Court Biding Their Time
Liberals on the Supreme Court Biding Their Time
Gun Owners of America
Gun Owners of America

Springfield, VA -( The pronouncement by the Supreme Court this week was a per curiam decision — a unanimous decree by the Court, with a concurring opinion written by the two conservatives (Justices Alito and Thomas).

Some have wondered why the liberal judges on the Court refrained from objecting to the decision.

Perhaps the best explanation was offered by the liberal Slate magazine:

The liberals are waiting for a sympathetic colleague [that is, for Merrick Garland to be confirmed] before chipping away at Heller — and may indicate that the progressive justices are hesitant to move against Heller at all.

This just underscores how important it is for you to continue urging your Senators to oppose the President’s nominee.

No one doubts that the liberals on the Court are just biding their time — waiting for another liberal to give them a 5-4 majority — so that they can continue waging their war against Heller and the Second Amendment.

It is very important that we continue making our voice heard in the U.S. Senate.

You can use a pre-written letter here to urge their Senators to oppose Merrick Garland.

In the meantime, this week’s Court decision is a victory for gun rights — and gun owners should celebrate it.

Bill Olson, who is one of the litigating attorneys for Gun Owners of America, said Caetano definitely advances gun rights:

The per curiam opinion slapped down an obviously anti-gun state court opinion where state court judges were looking for any way to end-run the principles of the Heller decision. No doubt Justice Scalia would have been gratified.

Indeed, Scalia is looking down with a smile on his face.

In liberty,

Erich Pratt
Executive Director
Gun Owners of America

P.S. I hope you will enjoy the “Happy Easter” meme (below) that we will be posting on our Facebook page this weekend. For all of us here at GOA, I want to thank you for taking action on our alerts and for helping us to fight against the threats to our Second Amendment rights.

Happy Easter
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Gary L Griffiths

The unanimity of the decision has less to do with the liberal justices accepting Heller than with the entire court’s crackdown on a lower court decision that blatantly defies a Supreme Court ruling. None of the justices would be willing to countenance that. Still it put the liberal justices between a rock and a hard place: They wouldn’t want to be seen as supporting a domestic abuser over his victim, and by siding with the victim and the conservative justices, they made it harder to argue against 2nd Amendment rights in the future. I see it as a win-win for… Read more »

Armed Patriots

It’s very likely is that the Supreme Court Justices who are progressive liberals are just biding their time until they have a majority but they made the mistake of setting a precedent with this ruling but now even they have to deal with in the future. Yes they will probably try to erode the Second Amendment but now that they’ve unanimously ruled in this way they can’t very well go back on that ruling without showing what their true agenda is


The Progressive Judges may twist in their knickers avoiding what the Constitution states in plain English but they are well aware they can be recalled for not exhibiting “GOOD BEHAVIOUR” I would include MAKING LAW from whole cloth in that category, and failing Reading Comprehension fall high on that same list. If it’s not in the founding document it’s left to The People. CONGRESS —PAY ATTENTION TO YOUR JOB.


I wholeheartedly agree!! Those idiots on the left would brand us TRAITORS like in the American Revolution where Patriots were branded as Traitors to the Crown and Loyalists were taken under the Kings wing and served in the Kings Army against the Patriots of that time!! Same shit is HAPPENING NOW!! We who don’t like how the Govt is inept, not going by what the parole want ( unless you a brainwashed Demorat or Libtard) suckling off the Govt TIT for their freebies. Makes me sick and I’m sure our relatives who fought for our indipendance and those who wrote… Read more »


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