The Supreme Court today struck down two state laws concerning free speech. In Arizona Free Enterprise Club PAC v. Bennett, Chief Justice Roberts, representing the usual 5-4 split, delivered an opinion striking down Arizona’s Clean Elections Act granting matching funds to publicly financed candidates triggered by spending by privately financed candidates and outside groups. In EMA v. Brown, Scalia delivers the opinion of a seven Justice majority striking down California’s ban on the sale of violent video games to children. More analysis to come.
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In a speech so outrageous that, for a second, I was certain that it had to have been written by the folks at The Onion, Justice Scalia argued that deviation from strict interpretation of the Constitution had led to a judicial “right” to abortion and decriminalized homosexual conduct. The remarks [...]