the argument is over and an adult should stop arguing that the law is unconstitutional. Agree or disagree?
The dictators in black robes have declared themselves the sole administrators of the Constitution but they have no Army or Navy to enforce their decrees so they are cautious not to conflict with the consensus of the whole of the people.
Therefore, don't discount the influence of politics on their decisions. The culture and ideas of the masses have influence, but it takes a long time to change the thinking of a large culture. Over a long period of time, and with enough advocacy, the general culture can come to accept things like: abolition of slavery, women's suffrage, racial and sexual integration, abortion, gay rights, drug legalization, socialized medicine, or any number of ideas that were unthinkable in the past.
The arguing does not stop because there is always the chance to change the culture over time. If you do that, the court will bend itself to that change, at least to a degree, and sometimes it will do a 180.
This is why ideas are so powerful and as the saying goes; the pen is mightier than the sword. This is also why the guardians of freedom must never cease its defense.
This post was edited on 12/28 at 4:09 pm