HOUSTON (FOX 26) - It was a development which triggered a sudden seismic shift in the American judicial landscape, igniting both elation and anguish.
After three decades on the Supreme Court of the United States, Justice Anthony Kennedy, known as the “swing vote,” announced his retirement.
The Reagan appointee, who confounded conservatives with progressive votes on abortion rights, capital punishment and gay marriage, will, with his departure, give the Republican President a second appointment in as many years and a clear opportunity to stack the high court with right-leaning jurists.
Hand-wringing liberals have spent the week in near panic posing the question, could Roe vs. Wade actually be reversed?
Liberal talk show host Stephen Colbert went further saying, “Enjoy your gay marriages now because as of August 1, you’re back to being roommates.”
President Trump says a nomination will come sooner rather than later and has called for confirmation before the mid-term elections.
The What's Your Point? panel includes Republican strategist Jessica Colon, attorney Nyanza Moore, attorney Carmen Roe, host of "Sunday Morning Live" and business owner Marcus Davis, columnist and former Kemah Mayor Bill King & Chicano activist & educator Tony Diaz.