The Stone City

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Thursday, June 23, 2005


It is debatable whether the Democratic party, as a whole, insists on support for Roe v. Wade at a litmus test for prospective Supreme Court justices. Certainly an outspoken opponent of that decision would face a difficult confirmation fight.

I want a different litmus test. I want at least one Senator, preferably a Republican, to announce that he will not support any candidate who will not declare an intention to reverse Kelo. Who will do such a thing?

[The indispensable Dale Franks goes beyond the obvious assault on property rights to point out that this abomination will also increase government corruption.]