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Linda Greenhouse, A Supreme Court Hijacking, The New York Times

The so-called bipartisan support for RFRA fell apart before the 2000 re-enactment because it is a tool for discrimination and extreme imposition of beliefs on third parties, as I document here. The actual hijacking is the Court’s aggrandizement of its power through RFRA to impose its preferred social policies and second-guess Congress.

Professor Marci Hamilton, Zubik and RFRA: A Short Lesson in Overreaching, Tyranny, and Ineffectual Government, Hamilton and Griffin on Rights

The oral argument in Zubik v. Burwell was yet another lesson that the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) is fundamentally an unworkable and unreasonable statute that trenches on the separation of powers and erases the separation of church and state.  It tempts Justices to be super-legislators, believers tyrants, and the federal government a bowl of […]