Yet Ahmari-ism doesn’t have a clear vision, and it amounts to little more than a persuasion that small-l liberalism needs to be expunged from conservatism. And if I have a choice between the firm yet gracious sensibility of David French or the belligerent persuasion of Sohrab Ahmari shooting for a destination unknown, that’s an easy choice.
Beyond absolving the legislature of their oaths to the Constitution by putting that question entirely in an unaccountable Supreme Court, a third argument against judicial review is laid out in Thomas Paine’s Rights of Man.
In 1875, at the tail end of Reconstruction, Congress passed a Civil Rights Act which banned racial discrimination in public amenities. It made its way to the Supreme Court, which ruled the act unconstitutional in 1886’s Civil Rights Cases...The underlying legal decision from the Civil Rights Cases remains good law, even if it has been subverted in effect. Since that underlying legal decision has become incredibly important, this is problematic."
I know the answer from experience. For six and a half weeks, I went vegan. No meat, no dairy, and no eggs. I replaced cow’s milk in my fridge with almond milk, Goldfish with peanuts, and beef shawarma with falafel as my meal for the drive back to school.
New Orleans represents an experiment in school choice and what happens when you introduce capitalism into education.
If you look at the data, black Americans, and nonwhite Americans in general, are a pretty moderate group, more so than they vote, and certainly more so than their white counterparts in the progressive movement.
So what political forces are preventing restrictions on abortion?