It’s said that a U.S. Supreme Court nominee can change a generation. If that’s true, Colorado’s Gen-X, Gen-Y and younger cohorts are about to be transformed by President Donald Trump’s recent Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh. These generations have never before lived with a majority-conservative Supreme Court, which tends to favor taxes, rule against criminals, is lukewarm about free speech and negative toward unions. Kavanaugh will fit right into the conservative fold. When faced with cases about government regulations, gun control and the separation of church and state, the Supreme Court pick often defers to the “history” of the law. In some cases, his time warp relates to the country’s founding – when England occupied the Colonies, guns required balls and powder and Colorado was the Wild West.
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