October 14

It’s Time for a Protestant On the Supreme Court

From the founding of the Republic until 1836, every Justice on the U.S. Supreme Court was not only male but a WASP (White Anglo-Saxon Protestant). That changed with the first Roman Catholic elevated to the Court, Roger B. Taney of Dred Scott infamy. Two other Catholics were appointed in the 1890s. The idea took hold of an informal representative “Catholic seat” on the Court....

 

- Letter to Treasury Secretary Lew from Congressman Bill Posey

- Letter to Treasury Secretary Geithner from Senators Rand Paul, Jim DeMint, Mike Lee, and Saxby Chambliss