Antonin Scalia – If you think aficionados of…

If you think aficionados of a living Constitution want to bring you flexibility, think again…


“If you think aficionados of a living Constitution want to bring you flexibility, think again. You think the death penalty is a good idea? Persuade your fellow citizens to adopt it. You want a right to abortion? Persuade your fellow citizens and enact it. That’s flexibility.”
-Antonin Scalia

Antonin Scalia – If we’re picking people to…

If we’re picking people to draw out of their own conscience and experience a ‘new…


“If we’re picking people to draw out of their own conscience and experience a ‘new’ Constitution, we should not look principally for good lawyers. We should look to people who agree with us. When we are in that mode, you realize we have rendered the Constitution useless.”
-Antonin Scalia