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Reject 'Living Constitution,' Scalia Tells Crowd At USU

Wednesday, Sep. 17, 2008

The legality of abortion, same-sex marriage and other controversial issues should be decided by the American people and not a panel of unelected judges, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia told students and faculty at Utah State University on Monday. A shift in political practices in recent years, however, has left judges to legislate from the bench as they rewrite the Constitution, the judge said.

(Deseret News, Utah, 09/16/2008)

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