Scalia: Court deciding too many morally-charged issues

Justice Antonin Scalia has said the Supreme Court's recent trend towards accepting cases on morally-charged political questions such as abortion and the death penalty is linked to increasing bitterness in judicial confirmations and that the Court would do better by leaving such issues to elected legislatures.

Scalia was speaking Monday to an audience at the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington DC. AP has more.

 

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