Who will be next? Prepare For America’s Communication Suffocation August 14, 2018 By Dave Merrick This is undoubtedly the scariest time we have been in since America was founded. We have been here for about a week. Where we are right now makes the Cuban missile crisis or major terrorist attacks, by comparison, look like little … More Prepare For America’s Communication Suffocation
June 22, 2018 jonathanturley In a major win for privacy, the Supreme Court has ruled 5-4 in a decision on Friday that police need warrants to gather phone location data as evidence for trials. The decision is a reversal of the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in Carpenter v. United States. Carpenter was implicated in a 2011 robbery … More Privacy Prevails: Supreme Court Rules That Warrant Is Required For Cellphone Location Data
June 15, 2018 In 2011, section 1021 was added to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). This text, which features vague language associated with the detention of “covered persons,” set off alarm bells among civil rights watchdogs. Section 1021 reads in part: Affirmation of authority of the Armed Forces of the United States to detain covered … More VIDEO Daily Wire Speaks With Sen. Mike Lee About The ‘Due Process Guarantee Act’
June 6, 2018 by Bob Adelmann After the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, it didn’t take long for Florida’s “red-flag” law to be implemented. The Florida legislature enacted the law on March 9, apparently deciding that the ends justified the means, i.e., that judicial processes in place since the founding of the Republic were … More Florida’s “Red-flag” Law Taking Guns Without Due Process
May 23, 2018 by Raven Clabough A lawsuit has been filed against Liberty High School in Hillsboro, Oregon, for refusing to allow a student, senior Addison Barnes, to wear a pro-Trump border wall t-shirt to class. And while it is appropriate for schools to set dress codes for their students, the lawsuit notes that the … More Student Sues School After Being Asked to Remove Pro-Trump T-Shirt
May 3, 2018 by Dave Bohon This year’s May 3 National Day of Prayer appeared to be a low-key affair across America, with little fanfare or press attention as countless thousands of congregations and faithful knelt to petition God for His continued mercy and blessings over the nation. However, the president himself took the opportunity … More Trump Takes Lead on National Day of Prayer
April 19, 2018 By The Common Constitutionalist One of greater problems that plague our federal government is that of cross-delegation. What do I mean by this? I describe this phenomenon as such, owing to the fact that three branches of government are no longer “separate but equal.” As we see by the take-over of government by … More The Bill of Rights is Missing an Amendment – Another Dred Decision By A Lower Court
Among other cherished values, the First Amendment protects freedom of speech. The U.S. Supreme Court often has struggled to determine what exactly constitutes protected speech. The following are examples of speech, both direct (words) and symbolic (actions), that the Court has decided are either entitled to First Amendment protections, or not. The First Amendment states, … More What Does Free Speech Mean?
Importance of Free Speech on Campus [Prof. Josh Blackman] This is terrifying. Not only the protest, but the ignorance of these kids toward the rule of law. Regardless of your class or race preferences, the alternative to the rule of law, a truly arbitrary government, is the worst of all worlds.
April 3, 2018 by Selwyn Duke “Religion is the only solid basis of good morals; therefore education should teach the precepts of religion and the duties of man towards God,” said signatory to the Constitution Gouverneur Morris. Contrary to popular myth, this was the common Founder view at the time. And while it’s not common today, some … More Proposal: Teach the Bible in Public Schools