The news is all over that Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas broke his 10-year silence (a record!) during yesterday’s oral arguments in Voisine v. United States.
largely on the impact that the domestic violence gun ban has on Second Amendment rights.
One of his questions to the esteemed lawyer was:
“Would you have a better case if this were a gun crime?”
The chair of the recently-departed (and chatty) Antonin Scalia, perhaps the court’s third-most conservative justice was draped in black next to him. Thomas is widely considered the Court’s most conservative justice.