This week the Supreme Court issued their long awaited ruling on whether or not U.S. citizens can, in fact, do whatever they well please when it comes to showing their love for Israel. While our nation's citizens can still get tax benefits donating to the occupation, and they can still silence free speech in their efforts to protect Israel’s good name, this week’s ruling drew a line in the sand that they CANNOT decide that Jerusalem is Israel’s capital. In a 6-3 vote, the majority of the highest lawyers in the land backed President George W. Bush and President Barack Obama’s override of Congress’s 2002 law that allowed citizens born in Jerusalem to list “Israel” as their country of birth, thereby forcing the U.S. Government to proclaim Jerusalem as Israel’s exclusive property. The ruling accomplished the small Constitutional matter of protecting the President’s authority on foreign policy, which Congress has gleefully challenged on a number of occasions this year already. Thankfully, SCOTUS has some boundaries – while some in Congress and Israel’s extreme supporters continue to know no bounds.

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