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Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor lied to Judicial Committee on Second Amendment

June 30, 2010 Politisite 0

When Supreme court nominee Sotomayor said that the Second Amendment as an individual right was settled law, she did one of two things: She lied to the Senate Judicial committee or changed her mind. We think the former as she told Sen. Mark Udall, she considered the 2008 ruling that struck down a Washington, D.C., gun ban as settled law”
In her first action at a second amendment case, Sotomayor and others wrote the opposition opinion on the second amendment as an “individual Right” saying that hand gun ownership was not an “individual right”. Settled law was unsettling to Sotomayor and since a few law journals wrote against the issue. So settled law is unsettling to this Justice.
What bothers this writer is that we have another Supreme Court Nominee, Kagan, who is testifying before the Judicial committee saying that Handgun ownership as an individual right is settled law.
Here is a real legal opinion:

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Senator DeMint Statement on Judge Sotomayor

July 29, 2009 Politisite 0

July 29, 2009 – WASHINGTON, D.C – Today, U.S. Senator Jim DeMint (R-South Carolina), chairman of the Senate Steering Committee, made the following statement on the nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to serve as Associate Justice on the United States Supreme Court. “I watched Judge Sotomayor’s hearings closely, and regrettably, I didn’t hear much to ease my serious concerns about her nomination. “She still refuses to affirm the clear reading […]