Neil Gorsuch: Scalia Without the Scowl
The Marshall Project
January 31, 2017

“Neil Gorsuch has all the conservative credentials of the man he will almost certainly replace on the U.S. Supreme Court. He is an originalist, devoted to the belief that the Constitution means what it said in the 18th century. He supports an expansive notion of ‘religious liberty,’ upholding, for example, a private employer’s right to withhold insurance coverage for contraception. He is sympathetic to the anti-abortion movement. He favors keeping a tight rein on regulatory agencies like the Environmental Protection Agency and is likely to be a reliable vote for corporations over consumers. He also is a beautiful and witty legal writer, as was Antonin Scalia.”

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