Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Has Died

February 13th 2016

Dave Fonseca

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has died at the age of 79, MySanAntionio.com reports

According to Federal Agents quoted by My San Antonio, Scalia was found dead of natural causes at a luxury resort in West Texas. 

Scalia was appointed to the Supreme Court in 1986 by President Ronald Reagan. He was an outspoken conservative voice on issues like abortion, affirmative action and same-sex marriage, all of which he firmly opposed.

He was known for his aggressive rhetorical style and "Originalist" interpretation of the Constitution. 

Social media reaction to his death, and the potential implications, was swift: