What Gorsuch Sees That Scalia Didn’t

Posted on March 20, 2017 In Op-eds

Courts have turned religious liberty into the First Amendment’s weakened stepchild.

By NATHAN DIAMENT in The Wall Street Journal

Well before he nominated Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court, President Trump proclaimed his intention to pick someone in the mold of the late Justice Antonin Scalia, as well as someone who would be a champion of religious liberty. Yet when it comes to religious claims under the First Amendment, Judge Gorsuch’s reading of the Constitution may be more generous even than Scalia’s.