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Extra! Extra! Elena Kagan liked Thurgood Marshall

I really would like to know what Elena Kagan thinks about the separation of church and state, executive power, free … Continued

No ‘religion test’ for office, but nominees should be quizzed

As Senators prepare for the Supreme Court confirmation hearings this summer, how should they think about religion-related issues? Here are … Continued

Diversity is good; Religious tests for office are not

Q: If Elena Kagan is confirmed to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens, the Supreme Court would for the first … Continued

Evangelicals will rise to replace old Protestant establishment

Q: If Elena Kagan is confirmed to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens, the Supreme Court would for the first … Continued

No Protestants? Also no non-Abrahamic faiths

Q: If Elena Kagan is confirmed to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens, the Supreme Court would for the first … Continued

Court composed of individuals, not categories

Q: If Elena Kagan is confirmed to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens, the Supreme Court would for the first … Continued

Justices need not be Protestant to do their jobs well

Q: If Elena Kagan is confirmed to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens, the Supreme Court would for the first … Continued

“No religious test” should mean no religious test

Q: If Elena Kagan is confirmed to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens, the Supreme Court would for the first … Continued

Other issues eclipse religion as important characteristics

When Associate Justice John Paul Stevens ascended to the High Court, he was one of eight Protestants (Associate Justice William … Continued

Issue is brilliance, not balance (by gender or faith)

Q: If Elena Kagan is confirmed to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens, the Supreme Court would for the first … Continued

We need a prophetic (not necessarily Protestant) justice

Q: If Elena Kagan is confirmed to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens, the Supreme Court would for the first … Continued

The need for a liberal Protestant ethos on the Supreme Court

Q: If Elena Kagan is confirmed to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens, the Supreme Court would for the first … Continued

Protestants, not to worry

Q: If Elena Kagan is confirmed to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens, the Supreme Court would for the first … Continued

A Kagan, not a Stevens

Q: If Elena Kagan is confirmed to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens, the Supreme Court would for the first … Continued

Church-state separatists urge thorough vetting of Kagan’s views

Church-state separatists are urging the Senate Judiciary Committee to question Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan thoroughly on her views on … Continued

The Supreme Court vis-a-vis the Supreme Being (or not)

Q: If Elena Kagan is confirmed to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens, the Supreme Court would for the first … Continued

In this case, only relevant scripture is Constitution

Q: If Elena Kagan is confirmed to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens, the Supreme Court would for the first … Continued

One manner of law

Q: If Elena Kagan is confirmed to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens, the Supreme Court would for the first … Continued

On the court, law is supreme, not religion

Q: If Elena Kagan is confirmed to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens, the Supreme Court would for the first … Continued

Sotomayor, the SBC, Land and the GOP

What does it say when a Southern Baptist Republican senator leans toward endorsing Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor two days … Continued