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History | The Constitution

Foundation Wins Campus Free Speech Settlement Against UC Berkeley

The Young America’s Foundation has won a legal battle, forcing a major college campus to give conservative speakers the same freedoms they give to others.

Politics | Leftist Lunacy

"House Popular Vote" -- Democrats' Prepare to Accuse Republicans of Minority Rule | National Review

There’s no such thing — in the American system — as a “House popular vote.”

Politics | Trump Politics

President Trump Speaks Out on Illegals Threat - 1600 Daily

Roosevelt Room 4:19 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Well, thank you very much, everyone. Appreciate it. And good afternoon. I would like to provide an update to the American people regarding the crisis on our southern border — and crisis it is. Illegal immigrat

History | The Constitution

Is Voter Fraud Real?

Is voter fraud real? A look at the numbers that reveal problems with California's voter rolls.

Miscellaneous | Interesting

Balkinization

A group blog on constitutional law, theory, and politics

History | The Constitution

Sen. Lindsey Graham: Kavanaugh's True Defender - Sara A. Carter

Senator Lindsey Graham exploded on his Democratic colleagues yesterday during the Kavanaugh “sham” sexual assault hearings in which earned him praise from the White House and anger from the left.  Graham tore apart Democrats on the Judiciary

History | The Constitution

Legal scrutiny of the National Enquirer risks free speech rights: Do we want the government second-guessing decisions to publish or not to publish? - NY Daily News

What happens when a media organization finds itself at the center of an investigation into alleged campaign finance violations? Does it plead the Fifth, or the First?

Politics | Politics

Immigrants Using Nearly 60 Percent More Food Stamps than Americans

Illegal and legal mmigrants are using nearly 60 percent more U.S. taxpayer-funded food stamps than native born Americans.

History | The Constitution

Jeff Sessions Just Said The One Thing Every Trump Supporter Was Waiting To Hear

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has been on the receiving end of a lot of criticism from President Trump and many of his supporters. It has led to months of speculation about Sessions job security. But Sessions just stepped up and said the one thing every

Politics | Politics

Supreme Court Says Foreign Nationals Have No Due Process Rights Here

Contrary to liberal journalists and open-borders advocates, immigrants are not owed the same constitutional protections as regular Americans

History | History

Why the 3/5ths Compromise Was Anti-Slavery | PragerU

Is racism enshrined in the United States Constitution? How could the same Founding Fathers who endorsed the idea that all men are created equal also endorse the idea that some men are not? The answer provided in this video by Carol Swain, former professor

News | The News

New York Times Declares That Conservatives Take Unfair Advantage of the First Amendment

New York Times Declares That Conservatives Take Unfair Advantage of the First Amendment

Politics | Trump Politics

Did the Message In This Video Get Trump Elected?

He was not the president I wanted, but he may just be the president we need

History | The Constitution

President Trump Has Paved The Way For A Free Speech Comeback

Resistance to growing attacks on free speech and expression is evidence of how truly transformative President Trump has been.

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

Alyssa Milano Tweets About The Constitution Again. Internet Melts Down.

Actress Alyssa Milano's Twitter feed has become ground zero for hot takes on hot button social and political topics of the left-leaning celebrity variety. In recent months, she's tackled the weighty issue of judicial interpretation and constitut

Politics | Op-Ed

Why Senators are failing the religious test for office | TheHill

Nominees should not be forced into defending or abandoning their religious convictions, regardless of how antiquated one senator finds such beliefs.

Politics | Politics

Mueller violated Michael Cohen's constitutional rights | Daily Mail Online

Dershowitz said that 'if the government improperly seizes private or privileged material, the violation has already occurred, even if the government never uses them.'

History | The Constitution

Kimberley Strassel: How Trump and the congressional GOP can undo the worst of the omnibus

Plenty of Republicans remain bitter that their party passed that bloated $1.3 trillion omnibus—almost as bitter as President Trump, who felt pressured to sign it. But this fight doesn’t have to be over.

Politics | Politics

If the Second Amendment falls, our entire Bill of Rights falls

The startling new proposal by 97-year-old former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens calling for the repeal of the Second Amendment to our Constitution’s Bill of Rights is unwise, dangerous and totally unrealistic.

History | The Constitution

California’s Defiance Exposes a House (and Senate) Divided - American Greatness

Despite the passing of President Trump’s DACA deadline this week, with no action by Congress and even less notice from the media, California’s slow-motion revolt against the federal government continues apace. What began with the acceptance of lifesty

History | History

Parkland Shooting & Second Amendment: What the Right to Bear Arms Means Today | National Review

While the Second Amendment identifies an individual right, it does so with a public purpose in mind.

History | The Constitution

Dear Supreme Court, it's time to let union workers decide how to spend their money

Mark Janus is a child-support specialist in Illinois who is forced to pay union dues in order to keep his job. As a public employee, he believes that violates his First Amendment right to decide for himself what causes to fund.

Politics | Politics

Nazi speech on campus opposed by half of Americans - Washington Times

Nearly half of Americans support banning Nazis and white supremacists from speaking on college campuses, a poll shows, but higher education critics warn that such a move would be imprudent and legally dubious.

Politics | Politics

Annenburg: Americans are constitutionally illiterate

The annual Constitution Day survey of American knowledge of the Constitution was released today. Don't get your hopes up; it's as depressing as ever.

Politics | Politics

Liberals Don't Understand How Gun 'Silencers' Work. Here Are The Facts

Reality is different than the movies. So-called silencers don't actually silence guns. Here are the facts on how suppressors work and why people want them.

Miscellaneous | Interesting

Who Gave Us Justice Ginsburg?

How can liberals credibly uphold the pretense that Supreme Court decisions represent judgments based on the Constitution, when Ginsburg has revealed herself to be a rabid partisan who wants to impose her ideology upon the United States?…

News | News

Obama Invites 18.7 Million Immigrants to Avoid Oath of Allegiance, Pledge to Defend America - Breitbart

Obama Invites 18.7 Million Immigrants to Avoid Oath of Allegiance, Pledge to Defend America

Politics | Politics

Dispense Contraception or Pay U.S. $1000

A few days ago, I described a pending House bill that would gut the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.   Now, I find out that my a bunch of Democrat U.S. Senators have introduced a bill that would require pharmacists to dispense contraception–even if v

Politics | Politics

Yes, Hillary Wants to Get Rid of the Second Amendment

A “gun violence prevention proposal” such as Hillary’s is simply a smokescreen over the ultimate aim of gun confiscation.

Politics | Politics

The Transgender Straw Broke the Camel’s Back: It’s Time to Declare Independence from Public Schools

Conservatives risk losing our culture entirely if we don’t implement fundamental public-school reform.

Politics | Trump Politics

EXCLUSIVE: Donald Trump Jr. on Indiana Turkey Hunting, Bob Knight, and What a Trump Administration Means to All Outdoorsmen - Wide Open Spaces

Donald Trump Jr. talked with us about how this election will impact our lives as outdoorsmen, and you need to hear what he had to say.

History | The Constitution

New York Commemorates Patriots Day!

So far, seven of the 13 Colonies have spoken: Georgia, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia -- and, on the anniversary of Lexington and Concord, New York. All seven held elections, not party-rigged conferences or caucu

News | Interesting Links

Is the GOP Risking Suicide?

To either ignore the clear instructions of its electorate, or renounce their chosen messenger, would be for the Republican Party to forfeit its future, and cling to a discredited and dead past.…

History | The Constitution

Ted Cruz: Tracy Flick With a D-Ck

Ted Cruz believes he deserves to win, God chose him to win -- and if he starts to lose, well, then he’ll cheat.…

News | Interesting Links

Trump’s America

There’s nothing irrational about Donald Trump’s appeal to the white working class, writes Charles Murray: They have every reason to be frustrated with the raw deal they’ve received in recent decades.

History | History

Why We're Losing Liberty

Was the Constitution written in a way that was designed to protect freedom and limit the government's size? Has it been effective in doing that? And what's t...

History | History

6 Constitutional Amendments That Just Missed the Cut | Mental Floss

Since 1789, Congress has approved 33 constitutional amendments. Twenty-seven of those amendments were eventually ratified and became part of the Constitution. Six failed after being sent to the states. Here's the scoop on those six that didn't make the

History | The Constitution

Second Amendment Rights

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History | History

Constitutionally, Slavery Is No National Institution - The New York Times

It is one of the most destructive falsehoods in American history to say otherwise. The Civil War began over a simple question: Did the Constitution of the United States recognize slavery — property in humans — in national law?

Politics | Op-Ed

America's post-Constitutional culture | Fox News

The Supreme Court's latest ObamaCare decision cements the role of the Court as the Executive Branch’s lap dog in the protection of government power.

Politics | Politics

Smith & Wesson nails what Obama did for gun sales in one sentence - Yahoo Finance

From Yahoo Finance: The irony of the gun control debate is that when it seems tighter gun control policy is coming...

Politics | Politics

Free Speech Can't Be Taken for Granted | Works and Days

The wish to silence, censor, and impede thought is just as strong a human emotion as the desire for free expression -- especially when censorship is cloaked in rhetoric about fairness, equality, justice, and all the other euphemisms for not allowing the f

Politics | Politics

Barack Obama, Re-Founding Father

It isn’t just “Obama’s power grabs.” It’s a redesign of the Founders’ original vision.

Politics | The American Experiment

The Obama Administration’s Attack on the Constitution: Part 2, Environmental Protection Agency | Power Line

Politics | The American Experiment

The Obama Administration’s Attack on the Constitution: Part 1, Immigration | Power Line

Politics | Obamacare

Supremes to White House: What about ‘death panel?’

The Supreme Court is telling the Obama administration to present its case for Obamacare’s Independent Payment Advisory Board – the provision that critics have described as a “death panel” – even if it doesn’t want to

Politics | Politics

Constitution Check: Will the Supreme Court reinforce majority rule in Congress? - Yahoo News

From Yahoo News: Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s adviser on constitutional literacy, looks at a challenge that will attempt to persuade the Supreme Court to finally rule on the constitutionality of Senate filibusters.

News | News

Broken lights and the Fourth Amendment - Yahoo News

From Yahoo News: Is it a violation of the Constitution for a police officer to act on a misunderstanding of the law? That’s what the Supreme Court asked in its first case of the new term.

Politics | Politics

The Second Amendment's Defining Moment

In March 2008 I chatted with a silver-haired law school professor under the marble pillars of the U.S. Supreme Court building. He was very excited. The court was to about hear Heller v. D.C. The case would decide whether the Second Amendment to the U.S. C

Politics | Op-Ed

Does reaction to Hobby Lobby reveal the dark side of American liberalism?

Turn on a cable TV news discussion and it won't be long before somebody is accusing somebody else of being a bigot. And that somebody will almost always be the liberal. In the liberal determination to attribute political problems to the evil isms -- racis

Politics | Healthcare

Will this court case shatter Obamacare?

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