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Wade, which legalized abortion based on the court’s interpretation of the 14th Amendment.Through the Judiciary interpretation of a woman’s 14thAmendment rights, abortion is allowedthroughout the 9-month term of pregnancy, increasing the health risk to the woman and child(lifenews.com). Another example of Constitutional interpretation is outline in a scholarly writingby John Yoo entitled,Judicial Supremacy has its Limits, which states; “the answer as to whySupreme Court decisions may settle questions of constitutional interpretation for the judiciary,but not for the other branches of government. “Obergefell v. Hodges1 has renewed debate overthe proper scope of judicial review. After the steady expansion of gay rights in the 1990s and2000s in United States v. Windsor,1 2 3 4 Lawrence v. Texas and Romer v. Evans… Supportersof gay rights will no doubt claim that Obergefell has finally settled the constitutionality of thequestion” (Yoo 2015).
Code of American Democracy8Independent and unbiased reviews of our Constitution are noted as essential elementswithin our democratic society. Therefore, the ethical practice of impartiality is essential inmaintaining the capacity for an individual or group the ability to challenge any actions taken bythe Executive or Legislative branch of the government. More so, in an effort to resolve aJudiciary weakness, the Judiciary system should be limited to only ruling on the Constitutionalityof the issue presented before them and returned to the Legislative or Executive branch forrevisions or alternative actions. Primarily, creating another form of checks and balances within aruling in an effort to limit unattended laws. As stated in Keeping the Outliers in Line, byMatthew Hall, “proponents of the “regime politics “approach argues that the U.S. Supreme Courttends to promote the interests of the dominant partisan coalition even while engaging inseemingly counter majoritarian behavior” (Hall 2013).And lastly, lets expound upon the positive and negative impacts interest groups imposeupon the American government, by outlining the public advocacy through the importance ofinterest groups. Interest groups play an important role in advocacy within our democratic system;both positive and negative, social and political. Not only are they influential in persuading publicopinions on various policies, they also provide a voice for the people between voting cyclesinsuring our democratic system. For a scholarly writer, Julie Andsager, who is well-known forher unbiased approach to the political system, researched the positive impacts interest groupsplay in our democracy. She writes, “In political debate over social issues, interest groups oftenplay a major role in making the issue salient to both policymakers and the media. Interest groupsallow individuals to gain access to important others, such as their congressional representatives,and to engage a broader slice of the public via the news media. Media coverage serves not onlyto legitimize the interest groups but to "let members of concerned groups know what others are

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Miller
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Separation of Powers, Supreme Court of the United States, American democracy

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