You might not realize this, but Justice Clarence Thomas hasn’t asked a question from the bench in over 10 years.
That’s a pretty long streak. The reason he’s been notably silent is because up until a few weeks ago Justice Anton Scalia often asked the questions he was thinking. So he never felt the need to ask them knowing they’d be attended to later.
Now that Scalia is gone it’s put the onus of question asking back on Thomas.
And the first question he asked happened in 10+ years happens to be a question regarding a high profile case on the second amendment.
In one of the rare gun cases accepted by the high court in recent years, Justice Clarence Thomas asked questions in oral arguments of a federal attorney.
Seated next to the late Justice Antonin Scalia’s black-draped chair, Thomas, who was part of the landmark…