North Carolina Bathroom Law Remains Intact, For Now

  Dec 22, 2016 by  Raven Clabough On Wednesday, the North Carolina legislature rejected a bid to repeal the state’s controversial transgender bathroom law during a one-day special legislative session. The New York Times reports that the bill failed by a vote of 32-16 after Democrats refused to approve a provision that would ban cities … More North Carolina Bathroom Law Remains Intact, For Now

Indiana Supreme Court Overturns Driver Welfare Traffic Stop

Dec 16, 2016   Privacy rights of motorists win out over the police desire to conduct a welfare search in Indiana high court ruling.  The Indiana Supreme Court last month ruled that it is more important for police to respect the privacy of drivers than to pull them over to check whether they are in … More Indiana Supreme Court Overturns Driver Welfare Traffic Stop

Constitutional Q&A: Helping the Homeless

December 21, 2016 For those who are homeless, finding a warm place to shelter during frigid winter temperatures often becomes a matter of survival. Unfortunately, charitable efforts to provide shelter and food to the homeless, especially during the winter, are often thwarted by local governments through the use of zoning laws that restrict or prohibit … More Constitutional Q&A: Helping the Homeless

Constitutional Q&A: The Twelve Rules of Christmas

November 30, 2016 Over the years, The Rutherford Institute has been contacted by parents and teachers alike concerned about schools changing their Christmas concerts to “winter holiday programs” and renaming Christmas “winter festival” or canceling holiday celebrations altogether to avoid offending those who do not celebrate the various holidays. In one incident, a public school 6th-grade … More Constitutional Q&A: The Twelve Rules of Christmas

Trump Wins Electoral College After Clinton Loses The Most Defections Of “Faithless Elector”

December 20, 2016 jonathanturley The Clinton supporters have been campaigning hard to convince electors to switch their votes from Donald Trump to Hillary Clinton. It was a remarkably hypocritical stance for Clinton who repeatedly called Trump failure to promise to abide by the election results as “horrifying” and unAmerican. Clinton maintained that shocked demeanor all … More Trump Wins Electoral College After Clinton Loses The Most Defections Of “Faithless Elector”

Challenging the TSA’s Screening Protocols as Ineffective, Invasive, Unlawful and Unhealthy

December 16, 2016 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Pointing to evidence that the Transportations Security Administration’s (TSA) airport screening protocols are ineffective, invasive, unlawful and contrary to public safety, The Rutherford Institute and the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) have asked a federal court to reject the agency’s established protocols and strike down its use of whole body … More Challenging the TSA’s Screening Protocols as Ineffective, Invasive, Unlawful and Unhealthy

Harvard Prof Behind Effort to Overturn Election, Call Article V Convention

Dec 17, 2016  by  Steve Byas Many Republicans are understandably disgusted at the audacious effort underway to usurp the results of the 2016 presidential election by persuading enough presidential electors to break their pledges to vote for Donald Trump, the Republican nominee. It should be instructive and alarming that one of the leaders in this … More Harvard Prof Behind Effort to Overturn Election, Call Article V Convention

VIDEO Vote Fraud? More Votes Than Voters in One-third of Detroit Precincts

Dec 15, 2016 by  Selwyn Duke   Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein was certainly right when she said, “We do not have a voting system we can trust.” And her aborted recount in Michigan helped prove it, revealing that more than one-third of Detroit voting machines recorded more votes than voters. As the Detroit … More VIDEO Vote Fraud? More Votes Than Voters in One-third of Detroit Precincts

Gallup: Support For Electoral College Surges After 2016 Presidential Election

, December 15, 2016 jonathanturley Democratic leaders have suddenly discovered that the Electoral College is anti-democratic and have called for its elimination.  I have long been a critic of the Electoral College, though I understand the concerns of those who fear that the loss of the institution would reduce presidential elections to the choice of … More Gallup: Support For Electoral College Surges After 2016 Presidential Election

UN Internet Summit Run by Beijing Pushes “Global Governance”

Dec 13, 2016 by  Alex Newman Under the leadership of various Communist Chinese agents within the United Nations, the UN’s Internet Governance Forum (IGF) met in Mexico last week and concluded with calls for greater international controls and more “global governance” of the World Wide Web. Another key item on the agenda was exploiting the … More UN Internet Summit Run by Beijing Pushes “Global Governance”