The reason why I say there have been issues where political parties have been questioned as having too much political power is that it is hard for a third party in the United States to compete with the two main parties that are the Democrats and Republicans. These two parties have garnered so much power of influence where it makes them in sole contention for power in Congress and leaves smaller third parties out of that race for some sort of power. I don’t know if this is plausible but I would like to see another party come into the picture and at least have the opportunity to fairly compete with these two other parties. Also, what we learned in class about the collective action in the electoral process about how groups supply parties with resources such as money...
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...ve been different if the court didn’t use their view on the case to make a decision.
The conflict whether the Supreme Court should not go beyond the text of the Constitution (judicial restraint) and the opposition that believes that the Court should see beyond the text of the constitution and consider the societal implications for its decision (judicial activism) is a on going debate. I believe that the Court should go beyond the text of the constitution and consider the societal implications when making a decision because if they didn’t do that, decisions of the cases of Roe v Wade and Brown v Board of Education would have most likely been different. As society changes with time, new issues in society arises and this calls for a interpretation of the constitution beyond the text and one that considers the societal implications it will have on the present society.
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