Jake Martinez's Blog – July 2014 Archive (6)

Letter to our NM U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (re: Return of Government to Our Constitutional Principles)!

Wanted to take the liberty of sharing my following fifth letter that I recently forwarded to our NM U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich requesting the “Return of Government to Our Constitutional Principles”:

Letter To Senator Heinrich:

“July 26, 2014

The Honorable Martin Heinrich

United States Senate

110 Hart Senate Office…

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Letter to our NM U.S. Senator Tom Udall (re: Return of Government to Our Constitutional Principles)!

Wanted to take the liberty of sharing the following fifth letter that I recently forwarded to our NM U.S. Senator Tom Udall respectfully demanding the “Return of Government to Our Constitutional Principles”:

Letter To Senator Udall:

“July 25, 2014

The Honorable Tom Udall

United States Senate

110 Hart Senate Office…

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Added by Jake Martinez on July 25, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Letter to our NM Governor Martinez regarding the “Return of Government to Our Constitutional Principles”!

Wanted to take the liberty of sharing the following letter that I recently forwarded to our NM Governor Susana Martinez regarding the “Return of Government to Our Constitutional Principles”:

Letter To Governor Martinez:

“July 14, 2014

Dear Governor Martinez,

I again would be remiss if I didn’t share the following letter…

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Letter to our NM U.S. Representative Michelle Lujan-Grisham (re: Return of Government to Our Constitutional Principles)!

Wanted to take the liberty of sharing the following letter that I recently forwarded to our NM U.S. Representative Michelle Lujan-Grisham regarding the Return of Government to Our Constitutional Principles:

Letter To Representative Lujan-Grisham:

“July 13, 2014

Representative Michelle Lujan-Grisham

Capitol…

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Added by Jake Martinez on July 13, 2014 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Letter to our NM U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (re: Return of Government to Our Constitutional Principles)!

Wanted to take the liberty of sharing the following letter that I recently forwarded to our NM U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich requesting the “Return of Government to Our Constitutional Principles”: 

Letter To Senator Heinrich: 

“July 13, 2014 

The Honorable Martin Heinrich

United States Senate

110 Hart Senate…

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Added by Jake Martinez on July 13, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Letter to our NM U.S. Senator Tom Udall (re: Return of Government to Our Constitutional Principles)!

Wanted to take the liberty of sharing the following letter that I recently forwarded to our NM U.S. Senator Tom Udall requesting “Return of Government to Our Constitutional Principles”:

Letter To Senator Udall:

“July 12, 2014

The Honorable Tom Udall

United States Senate

110 Hart Senate Office…

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OMG!!! Ruth Bader Ginsburg Voted Best Real-Life Hero At MTV Awards

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Monday was crowned the best real-life hero at the MTV Movie & TV Awards.

The 86-year old judge — whose 2015 biopic The Notorious RBG help cement her as a cultural icon among Liberals — beat out tennis star Serena Williams, WWE wrestler Roman Reigns, and comedian Hannah Gadsby to take him the award.

Though it wasn’t a clean sweep for Ginsburg last night.

The RGB documentary lost the “Best Fight” category for “Ruth Bader Ginsburg vs. Inequality” to “Captain Marvel vs. Minn-Erva.”

The justice was absent from the ceremony in Santa Monica, California.

Last December, Ginsburg had surgery to remove cancerous growths on her left lung. She was released from the hospital in New York four days later and recuperated at home.

Earlier this year, Ginsburg missed three days of arguments, the first time that’s happened since she joined the court in 1993. Still, she was allowed to participate using court briefs and transcripts.

Ginsburg has had two previous bouts with cancer, in 1999 and 10 years later.

Flashback: Ruth Bader Ginsburg: A Pregnant Woman Is Not A ‘Mother’

Celebrated liberal U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg argued in an opinion released Tuesday that a pregnant woman is not a “mother.”

“[A] woman who exercises her constitutionally protected right to terminate a pregnancy is not a ‘mother’,” Ginsburg wrote in a footnote, which in turn responded to another footnote in the 20-page concurring opinion by Justice Clarence Thomas in the Box v. Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky Inc. case.

As Breitbart News’ legal editor Ken Klukowski reported, the case concerned a law signed by then-Governor (now Vice President) Mike Pence of Indiana in 2016, which required that the remains of an aborted fetus (or baby) be disposed of by cremation or burial. The law also prohibited abortion on the basis of sex, race, or disability alone.

The Court upheld the first part of the law, but declined to consider the selective-abortion ban until more appellate courts had ruled on it.

In his lengthy opinion — which delighted pro-life advocates, and distressed pro-choice activists — Thomas wrote that “this law and other laws like it promote a State’s compelling interest in preventing abortion from becoming a tool of modern-day eugenics.” He traced the racist and eugenicist beliefs of Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger, and warned that the Court would one day need to wrestle with abortion as form of racial discrimination.

In a footnote, Thomas attacked Ginsberg’s dissenting opinion, which argued the Court should not have deferred to the legal standard used by the litigants in the lower courts, but should have subjected the Indiana law to a more difficult standard instead, since it impacted “the right of [a] woman” to an abortion.

Ginsburg cited no legal authority for her claim that a pregnant woman is not a “mother.” The claim that a fetus is not a child is central to pro-choice arguments.

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