The immediate direct impact of Texas’ law and SCOTUS’ punt will be abortion rights, of course, but more broadly there will be an unstoppable temptation to draft nutty bounty laws in many states on many topics, right and left, which is going to be very bad for the court system.

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Of course, undermining judicial review and checks and balances is what these people want anyway, so they win even when the left inevitably responds in kind.
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What’s to stop anyone from just filing frivolous bounty lawsuits to harass people they don’t like?
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nothing at all
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Let’s ban guns! As long as there’s a bounty of 10k!
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Having said that you know there’s no judicial “philosophy” here, any liberal law will be struck down. Just like there’s no “religious exemption” only Christian exemptions.
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$10k bounty for any gun dealer that sells a weapon used in a crime.
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Why not put a period after "gun dealer."
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all of a sudden, gop is VERY pro plaintiffs lawyers
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Should be pretty easy to draft some environmental and gun control laws on this model.
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