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  • Niedner: Some of our divisions slow to mend

    Niedner: Some of our divisions slow to mend
    Fortunately for Justice Antonin Scalia, the Supreme Court exhausted its store of long-awaited decisions in the nick of time. One more landmark ruling may have induced him to blow a gasket and explode with a force that would have drowned out the din of all...
  • Local environmentalists concerned with mercury ruling

    Local environmentalists concerned with mercury ruling
    Local environmental experts expressed frustration with a recent ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that they say could keep the government from lowering mercury levels, although its impact could be softened locally. The court ruled June 29 that the U.S....
  • EPA mercury ruling was even-handed

    EPA mercury ruling was even-handed
    The Sun's article on mercury limits incorrectly asserts that the U.S. Supreme Court split on ideological grounds ("Justices rule against EPA power plant mercury limits," June 29). On the contrary, the Supreme Court split was one between original intent,...
  • The GOP's Supreme Court blues

    The GOP's Supreme Court blues
    The sudden breakdown of the conservative majority bloc on the Supreme Court in its two critical rulings on Obamacare and same-sex marriage has thrown the large field of 2016 Republican presidential aspirants for a loop. The votes of Chief Justice John...
  • Court properly nullifies discriminatory laws

    Court properly nullifies discriminatory laws
    In Justice Antonin Scalia's dissent in Obergefell v. Hodges, which legalized gay marriage, he opined, "Until the courts put a stop to it, public debate over same-sex marriage displayed American democracy at its best." To say the legal rights of gay...
  • Healthier air at a reasonable cost

     Healthier air at a reasonable cost
    Life is full of trade-offs, even in matters of life and death. Automakers could make a vehicle that would make almost any crash survivable — but only at a cost too high for most motorists to pay. So consumers and regulators settle for equipment that...
  • Trade promotion, Charleston killings and Scalia: Letters

    Trade promotion, Charleston killings and Scalia: Letters
    Trade promotion vote In Wednesday's letters to the editor, Sherman Miller, president and CEO of Multicom, praises U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio for recently demonstrating his continued support for Florida's workers and job creators by voting in favor of Trade...
  • Supreme Court ruling reaffirms the power of voters, not politicians

    Supreme Court ruling reaffirms the power of voters, not politicians
    That was a nice Fourth of July gift from the Supreme Court, reaffirming that "We the People" get to decide how our elected representatives are chosen. The politicians are not endowed with an inalienable right — not even a constitutional one...
  • Conservative overreach may explain liberal victories in Supreme Court

    Conservative overreach may explain liberal victories in Supreme Court
    The Supreme Court term that ended this week will be remembered for the landmark ruling that legalized same-sex marriage nationwide, but it will also go down as a year when a fractured conservative bloc resulted in a surprising number of liberal wins....
  • Quickly: 'What happened with the Brown Mansion in Chesterton?'

    Quickly: 'What happened with the Brown Mansion in Chesterton?'
    What's Quickly? It's where readers sound off on the issues of the day. Have a quote, question or quip? Call Quickly at 312-222-2426 or email quickly@post-trib.com. Just heard on the five o'clock news sawed off shotguns are now legal in Indiana. Am I the...
  • Words have meaning, and the majority correctly put them in context

    What is the meaning of four simple words, "established by the State"? This critical question for Supreme Court watchers was answered in the landmark decision in King v. Burwell on June 25. Resolving this seemingly trivial question made all the...