''American Sniper'' has exploded on the national scene, sending reverberations back 100 years to D.W. Griffith's ''The Birth of a Nation.''
For more than 30 years, the Federalist Society has worked behind the scenes to shape Supreme Court outcomes to a conservative agenda.
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