"Choose Life" Out in North Carolina

Providing another example of why judicial review needs to be reviewed is U.S. District Court Judge James C. Fox, who just ruled that North Carolina may not offer its "Choose Life" license plates. And wait till you hear his reasoning (if you can call it that). Writes MyFox8.com: A federal judge has ruled it is unconstitutional for North Carolina to issue pro-life license plates unless the state offers similar plates supporting abortion rights. [...]Judge Fox concluded, "The State's offering of a Choose Life license plate in the absence of a pro-choice plate constitutes viewpoint discrimination in violation of the First Amendment." Allow me to translate: "I, Caesarean Judge, don't like pro-life messages. So I'm going to rule against the choose-life plate -- because I can." Question: where in the Constitution is it forbidden for states -- or the feds, for that matter -- to engage in "viewpoint discrimination"? The Founding Fathers included no such provision, and for good reason.They were...(Read Full Post)