If Conservatives Have a Problem With ‘Activist Judges’ Overturning Laws, Take It Up With Antonin Scalia
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While Barney Frank is pleased to see Prop 8 be struck down by a Republican-appointed federal judge, he tells Ben & Dave’s Six Pack that he’s focused on Gill et al. v. Office of Personnel Management and Commonwealth of Massachusetts v. HHS, the Massachusetts case that saw DOMA’s Section 3 struck down, and which is expected to move through the courts quicker than Perry v. Schwarzenegger.
And as for conservatives bitching that Judge Vaughn Walker legislating from the bench, Frank says it’s actually the conservative judges on the Supreme Court whom are tearing up the rules.