Tag: scotus

Press Release: Better Utah responds to SCOTUS gerrymandering decision

PRESS RELEASEFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 27, 2019 Salt Lake City, UT – Today, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled along partisan lines that Federal Courts cannot make decisions on partisan gerrymandering. In the opinion for the majority, Chief Justice Roberts stated that partisan gerrymandering is a political question outside the authority of the

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Okay fine, let’s talk about abortion

Last week, a House committee gave the green light to H.B. 166, Rep. Lisonbee’s resurrected bill prohibiting abortion if the sole reason is because the fetus has Down syndrome. It’s a bad bill for a number of reasons: it can’t go into effect right now because it would be unconstitutional; it’s more “resolution” than “bill”

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In S.B. 54 Filing, Bishop and Lee Choose Party Over Constituents

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 21, 2018 Salt Lake City, UT – After Senator Mike Lee and Representative Rob Bishop, among others, filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of the Utah Republican Party’s appeal on S.B. 54, Alliance for a Better Utah issued the following statement: “It is extremely

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The Many Faces of Orrin Hatch

During a speech at the High School Leadership Summit on last Thursday, Hatch disparaged liberal bashing stating, “if you are owning libs just to own libs, your victory will be short-lived” which he followed with an urge for the audience to “aim higher.” The Senator’s recommendation was well stated and something he himself should heed.

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Something stinks in Utah. It’s our congressmen.

Something in in the air stinks. No, it’s not the delightful scent with overtones of boiled egg wafting in from the great Salt Lake, nor is it our EPA-rated-dangerous air. It’s an odd scent, one that people on the political left in Utah are familiar with and have come to recognize as omnipresent. That smell

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Who is Fighting for ‘Religious Freedom?’

On June 4th, 2018 the Supreme Court of the United States ruled in favor of Jack Phillips, the owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood Colorado, in his decision to deny a same-sex couple one of his wedding cakes on the basis that it went against his religious beliefs. The couple filed with the Colorado Civil

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Better UTAH On ACA Ruling: The Time For Politics Is Over!

For Immediate Release: Thursday, June 28, 2012 Better UTAH On ACA Ruling: The Time For Politics Is Over _________________________________________________________________________ As a result of today’s Supreme Court ruling, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is now the law of the land, including the so-called “individual mandate” originally proposed by The Heritage Foundation, promoted by conservative Republicans and

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