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The conservative supermajority on the Supreme Court is refusing to hear an appeal by a group of parents concerned about transsexual intrusion on intimate same-sex spaces used by their children.

The lawsuit, Parents for Privacy, et al., v. William P. Barr, Attorney General, et al., was an attempt to get the Supreme Court to weigh in on the legality of an Oregon state provision that allows biological men and women to use opposite sex bathrooms and changing rooms at school.

Last February the 9th Circuit court upheld Oregon’s law, while in August, activist judges at the 4th Circuit overturned a Virginia state law banning the practice with the bang of a gavel. By denying the Oregon case its day in court, SCOTUS indirectly affirms the 9th circuit’s ruling.

The decision is a blow to parents and children’s rights as well as social conservatives, a pattern that appears to be holding up even after Donald Trump’s appointment of three Federalist Society picks. Last June, the Supreme Court voted 6-3 to include transsexuals as a privileged class of people with special rights under the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

As a delicate culture war issue, the conservatives on the court could’ve been put in a vise. If they were to rule in favor of gender ideology, it would provoke outcry among GOP voters, but if they ruled against it then it could trigger elite retaliation and hurt the Republican party financially with billionaire donors such as Paul Singer. So far, nobody appears to be taking credit for the decision not to rule on Parents for Privacy.

With the recent appointment of Amy Coney Barrett, six of nine justices are now Republican appointees. While the conservative judges are eager to side with big business against workers and consumers, they have adamantly refused to rule on the constitutionality of Second Amendment restrictions or even defend the First Amendment for other conservatives.

By sending cases back without a decision, conservative judges have found a weasely loophole that keeps the left-liberal abuses they are expected to keep in check in tact instead.

While many social conservatives expressed excitement over the appointment of ostensibly religious Amy Coney Barrett, Trump’s decision to nominate her was the product of $10s of millions of dollars worth of aggressive lobbying and promotion in support of Barrett by corporate interests led by speculator Jeffrey Yass and the Koch brothers.

Analysis of Barrett’s judicial record shows little of consequence on social matters, but her bona fides as a safe pair of hands for plutocrats and oligarchs are well-established.

This latest ruling, or non-ruling, serves as a reminder that the American institutional right is primarily a lobby for capital.

(Republished from National Justice by permission of author or representative)
 
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  1. the Supreme Court voted 6-3 to include transsexuals as a privileged class of people with special rights under the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

    Equal protection under the law?

    How does a privileged class not violate the basic tenets of Democracy, all men are crated equal, and just common sense?

    All the Civil Rights legislation needs to be terminated.

    Scratch that. The whole damned Fed Gov needs to be terminated.

    • Agree: Brooklyn Dave
    • Replies: @Realist
  2. F the SCOTUS, I’m praying America finds its Vespasian, Titus Flavius, Hadrian or Edward Longshanks.

    If Paul Singer really is calling the shots for the Republicans, what chance in hell does StopTheSteal# have? Singer will just dial up whatever blackmail material he has on Chief Justice Roberts.

    • Replies: @Realist
  3. KenH says:

    Pau Singer is Jewish. Notice how the corrupt federal jewdiciary & SCOTUS continues to create and expand new civil rights like homosexuality and transgenderism while doing next to nothing to protect those that are fundamental to the Constitution like the 1st amendment and 2nd amendment.

    The day is coming when the “conservative” high court suddenly finds that the 1st amendment does not protect anti-semitism.

    Federal judges have also created the right of all third world aliens to enter America and the right to be an illegal alien judging by the frequency with which they rule in favor of illegal aliens and against presidential immigration restrictions.

    • Replies: @Realist
  4. Realist says:
    @RoatanBill

    Scratch that. The whole damned Fed Gov needs to be terminated.

    Oh, absolutely…the sooner the better. A true form of meritocracy would be great.

    • Replies: @Brooklyn Dave
  5. Realist says:
    @anonymous-antimarxist

    Singer will just dial up whatever blackmail material he has on Chief Justice Roberts.

    There is probably a video of Roberts having sex with little girls.

    • Replies: @anonymous-antimarxist
  6. Realist says:
    @KenH

    Pau Singer is Jewish. Notice how the corrupt federal jewdiciary & SCOTUS continues to create and expand new civil rights like homosexuality and transgenderism while doing next to nothing to protect those that are fundamental to the Constitution like the 1st amendment and 2nd amendment.

    The Deep State is tearing apart the fabric of Western Civilization, in an effort to destroy it. We now live in a total Plutocratic Oligarchy.

    Here is a great tool the SCOTUS handed to the Deep State forty-four years ago.

    The SCOTUS has passed down egregious decisions that abridge the First Amendment and show contempt for the concept of representative democracy. Buckley v. Valeo, 424 U.S. 1976 and exacerbated by continuing stupid SCOTUS decisions First National Bank of Boston v. Bellotti, Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission and McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission.
    These decisions have codified that money is free speech thereby giving entities of wealth and power total influence in elections.

    • Agree: botazefa
    • Replies: @Greta Handel
  7. @Realist

    Realist, thanks for ringing this bell periodically.

    Some here may still reflexively sympathize with corporations as taxpayers, entitled as such to have their $ay, too. But incorporation is better understood as a privilege, a form of conducting business that can be chosen or not. To treat entities as though they have natural rights would have shocked (most of) the people who wrote and consented to the Constitution.

    This line of cases is just another aspect of the steady commodification and financialization of our country. Nothing’s and nobody’s worthwhile that can’t or won’t be bought and sold.

    • Replies: @Realist
  8. Realist says:
    @Greta Handel

    Some here may still reflexively sympathize with corporations as taxpayers, entitled as such to have their $ay, too.

    Yes and their $ay in without limits…thanks to the pooling of political funds through organizations.

    This line of cases is just another aspect of the steady commodification and financialization of our country. Nothing’s and nobody’s worthwhile that can’t or won’t be bought and sold.

    Avarice has run amuck.

  9. anonymous[400] • Disclaimer says:

    Barrett was asked by Sen Durbin what she thought about the G Floyd/Chauvin video and her response was that it was oh so terrible, etc. An honest answer would have been that it showed how unpleasant policing can be when one has to deal with this filthy criminal underclass we have. Much was made of her being religious but that can cut any way as shown by the lame-brained red Pope they have. The American institutional right is not right at all but are just watchdogs for big money.

  10. @Realist

    In regard privileged class: wrong wording from the get go. There should be no privileged classes in the USA. I am not saying that all of Civil Rights legislation needs to be scrapped, but it needs to be completely overhauled and reworked. Is there or has there been such a thing as discrimination against certain groups in our nation’s history? Of course there has. And there needs to be a SANE way of dealing with it. Certain categories are given to us by nature. A person is born black or a woman. Certain ones are given to us by our larger social circle -family/community ie: religion. Now the sexual arena is a little different as to the nature/nurture element (which I don’t want to get into) – but a transsexual has chosen to identify as such (as opposed to the gay/lesbian person who is merely attracted to the same gender but satisfied with the gender he/she was born into). In this particular SCOTUS case, was there any discussion in the lower courts of the infringement of rights etc. on the part of the plaintiff? Possibly SCOTUS feels it has enough on it plate with all the election issues happening at present, or wait till the case presents itself in more circuits before they deal with it.

    • Replies: @Realist
  11. Exile says:

    SCOTUS is a final-tier cope for those still hoping against hope that the GOP will produce meaningful support and defense for the heritage (aka White) American way of life.

    The ugly truth is that the entire institutional Right exists to subvert those values and redirect dissident energy into dead ends and self-owns like libertarian economics and civic nationalism.

    The sooner everyone accepts this fact, stops looking to Washington and the two-party system for solutions and learns to emulate the Soviet “un-person”/dissident strategy, the sooner we can make real progress in preserving what’s left and building what’s better for White culture and well-being in America.

  12. @Realist

    There is probably a video of Roberts having sex with little girls.

    Little girls???

    Perhaps you might remember this photo that was circulated at the time of Roberts’ nomination. Roberts was at the time a Neocon favorite, still is. The photo reassured the left they would have nothing to fear from Roberts on social issues because it was well known at the time Roberts at the very least had no issues socializing with gay men. The socially conservative right was duped.

    Roberts did not marry until he was 41, his wife was also a lawyer was 41, they have two adopted children.

    Not exactly proof Roberts is gay and blackmailed, but it raises questions.

    My bet is Roberts is the Deep State’s Ace in the Hole.

    • Replies: @Brooklyn Dave
  13. Realist says:

    Little girls???

    He did ride on the Lolita Express

    • Replies: @anonymous-antimarxist
  14. Realist says:
    @Brooklyn Dave

    In regard privileged class: wrong wording from the get go. There should be no privileged classes in the USA.

    People should be awarded for merit.

    Possibly SCOTUS feels it has enough on it plate with all the election issues happening at present, or wait till the case presents itself in more circuits before they deal with it.

    Right. It’s a tool of the Deep State.

  15. @Realist

    So did Kevin Spacey…..

    Just saying…..

    I’m sure that Epstein, Maxwell and the Mossad are able to make any accommodation.

  16. @anonymous-antimarxist

    I initially thought it may have had to do with Roberts illegally adopting his kids, but now I think one has to go further down the rabbit hole.

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