Justice Alito Doesn’t Know What Liberty Means

But he may be the high court’s new leading voice

James Finn
Nov 13, 2020 · 7 min read
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Samuel Anthony Alito, Jr — Caricature by DonkeyHotey on Flickr. (CC BY 2.0)

What does any of this have to do with Justice Alito?

What Alito thinks about liberty is frightening

Video excerpt of Justice Alito’s keynote address to the Federalist Society

Alito’s ideas are provocative and incoherent

Equal marriage does not infringe anyone’s religious exercise

Equal marriage does not infringe anyone’s speech rights

When my dad and I drove to that wedding, we feared for my cousin’s safety

Justice Alito needs to hear the following —

If you’re not LGBTQ or don’t care much about marriage equality, be warned

Trump has given the U.S. a new Supreme Court with an emerging leadership that is hyper-partisan and unafraid of eroding real liberty. This problem won’t fix itself. The sooner we understand how bad it is, the better.

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Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot. jamesfinnwrites@gmail.com

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Collected Writings. Stories and ramblings from a long-time LGBTQ thinker and activist.

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Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot. jamesfinnwrites@gmail.com

James Finn - The Blog

Collected Writings. Stories and ramblings from a long-time LGBTQ thinker and activist.

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