Tuesday, March 15, 2005

Scalia Slams Juvenile Death Penalty Ruling

Hi. I'm completely insane and I'm sitting on the Supreme Court.

"If you think aficionados of a living Constitution want to bring you flexibility, think again," Scalia told an audience at the Woodrow Wilson Center, a Washington think tank. "You think the death penalty is a good idea? Persuade your fellow citizens to adopt it. You want a right to abortion? Persuade your fellow citizens and enact it. That's flexibility."

"Why in the world would you have it interpreted by nine lawyers?" he said.

Scailia has no idea what the purpose of the Supreme Court is. It does not matter what the majority wants. What matters is "Does what the majority wants, violate the rights of the minority?".


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