Oct 20

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The Supreme Court and Immigration are Critical Issues in the Election


800px-Supreme_CourtIn the Presidential debate on October 19, several important issues were finally discussed:
Immigration was discussed, and Hillary Clinton was shown to be for open borders (by reference to a WikiLeaks email where she clearly states that fact). This would allow for tens of thousands of illegals to continue to stream over our southern border as she effectively ignores enforcing immigration laws. Donald Trump, however, continues to stand solidly for making sure that the southern border is secured and existing immigration laws are enforced.
Although immigration is very important to most conservatives, the future of the Supreme Court is viewed by many of us as being even more critical. We honor the Constitution and understand that the Constitution has enabled us as citizens to keep our cherished freedoms for over 200 years. But if Supreme Court justices decide that the Constitution is a “living document” and they can twist its meaning to be something that it was never intended to say, then our freedoms will become subject to the whims of the nine justices. And this is exactly the sort of justices that Hillary Clinton is expected to appoint if she becomes President. If she is successful, there is every indication that one goal of such a court will be to reinterpret the Second Amendment so that the government could begin major restrictions in gun ownership.
Donald Trump, however, pledged to appoint justices who would interpret the Constitution just as it was intended to be interpreted. At the debate he stated: “They will interpret the Constitution the way the founders wanted it interpreted. And I believe that’s very, very important. I don’t think we should have justices appointed that decide what they want to hear. It’s all about the Constitution of — of — and so important, the Constitution the way it was meant to be. And those are the people that I will appoint.” Donald Trump has even listed a number of judges that he would choose from in making Supreme Court appointments, and they are all very well respected by conservatives. Click HERE for more from National Review on the Supreme Court discussion in the debate.
Supreme Court appointments are for life, so they often result in justices serving on the court for 20 or 30 years or longer. The future of the Supreme Court alone should be enough to drive conservatives out to vote on November 8, but all too many are unaware of how our freedoms may be at stake! We urge you to talk to your friends, family, and neighbors about the election!

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