Constitution – Originalist Position

CBNNEWS.COM Clarence Thomas: Scary Guy from the Right or Big-Hearted Believer?

05-27-2020 By Paul Strand
  • But he’s become famous for total dedication to the original meaning of the words in the US Constitution.
  • In fact, Jaffe said, “Scalia characterized him as ‘a bloodthirsty originalist.'”
  • In doing his research for his book, Rossum saw, again and again, this fierce dedication to figure out the Founders’ original intent.
    • What was the intention of those who drafted the Constitution in Philadelphia?” Rossum said Thomas is always asking. “What were the ends that they were attempting to achieve, what were the evils they were attempting to avert?”

 

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