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April 07, 2010

Special Anglo-Nantucket-Bow Tie Alert.

The waning of WASPs: that troublesome Stevens void. NPR's Nina Totenberg notes that Supreme Court May Soon Lack Protestant Justices. Excerpt:

In fact, six of the nine justices on the current court are Roman Catholic. That's half of the 12 Catholics who have ever served on the court. Only seven Jews have ever served, and two of them are there now.

Depending on the Stevens replacement, there may be no Protestants left on the court at all in a majority Protestant nation where, for decades and generations, all of the justices were Protestant.

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Posted by Holden Oliver (Kitzbühel Desk) at April 7, 2010 11:59 PM

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