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    Barometer: Most important recent SCOTUS decision?

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    Tell us why in the comments. We’ll publish the results in the next print issue of Triad City Beat.

    Eric Ginsburghttps://triad-city-beat.com
    Managing editor at Triad City Beat

    2 COMMENTS

    1. They were all important — SCOTUS doesn’t usually vote to hear trivialities, although you could argue credibly that the Affordable Care Act case was pretty trivial. But the Obergefell (gay-marriage) decision really was one for the books, almost as important as Brown v. Board of Education in extending the 14th Amendment’s equal-protection guarantees to a significant population who previously had not enjoyed that protection.

    2. The ruling against EPA efforts to curb power plant emissions may not have have attracted the most attention, but it is certainly important. It sets a precedent that will hamper future efforts to combat climate change.

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