Feng Wei Photography/Getty Images 31 Mar 2018 by Michael Patrick Leahy As one billion Christians around the world gather on Easter Sunday to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ, the foundational event of the Christian faith, it is worth reminding every American about the Christian origins of our constitutional republic. Three key theological concepts from … More The Christian Origins of America’s Constitutional Republic
June 12, 2017 By William Vogeler, Esq. The U.S. Supreme Court said two brothers were not jointly and severally liable under a forfeiture statute for conspiring to distribute products used to make methamphetamine. In Honeycutt v. United States, the High Court turned back prosecutors’ claims that both brothers owed $269,751 in the case — … More High Court Says No Joint and Several Liability in Forfeiture
June 14, 2017 By William Vogeler, Esq. In a set-back to brand-name drug companies, the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for a generic drug-manufacturer to sell its products after gaining approval from the Food and Drug Administration. The court lifted an injunction against Sandoz, Inc., which markets a biologic drug to stimulate production of … More Generics Win Brand-Name Drug Battle at Supreme Court
June 5, 2017 by Steve Byas A Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruling last week in a case involving a 72-year-old grandmother offers hope to opponents of the practice known as civil asset forfeiture. Elizabeth Young lost her home and her only vehicle four years ago to civil asset forfeiture, after her son was arrested for … More Is Tide Turning Against Civil Asset Forfeiture?
7,2, 2015 BY REP. TOM REED (R-N.Y.) Since our country was founded, private property has served as a cornerstone of our freedoms. The constitutional right to private property is based on the principle that government should not unreasonably interfere with the use of one’s property. In the Declaration of Colonial Rights, the First Continental … More VIDEO Eminent domain abuse violates private property rights
Indiana Man Exonerated After Serving More Than 25 Years for a Rape DNA Testing Proves He Didn’t Commit William Barnhouse on the day he was released, March 8, 2017, with his attorney Seema Saifee May 12, 2017 (Indianapolis, IN – May 10, 2017) A judge today granted a motion by the Delaware County Prosecutor’s … More William Barnhouse just became 350th DNA exoneree in U.S
May 8, 2017 by Bob Adelmann According to the Wall Street Journal, repeal of the Johnson Amendment isn’t likely to have much impact on preaching from the pulpit, and it could instead cause problems. Writer Ian Lovett wrote that lifting the ban “could cause problems for houses of worship … creating fault lines in … More Will Johnson Amendment Repeal Put Politics in the Pulpit?
May 3. 2017 By Mark Fitzgibbons United States Constitution (Wikimedia Commons Photo) The Regulatory Accountability Act of 2017 would rein in judicial deference to the discretion of administrative agencies in construing their own powers, effectively limiting the 1984 Supreme Court decision in Chevron U.S.A., Inc. v. Natural Resources Defense Council. The legislation, however, … More Inherently Unreasonable Administrative Subpoenas Advance Police State, Violate the Constitution
April 10, 2017 by Bob Adelmann Operating at full strength for the first time since the death of Justice Antonin Scalia in February 2016, the Supreme Court will hold a private conference on Thursday morning to determine whether the court will address three separate but vital appeals. The first is an appeal brought by … More Supreme Court Justice Gorsuch Lands in Middle of Three Vital Cases
April 5, 2017 by Selwyn Duke In another example of judges attempting to make law, a Chicago federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that central-government civil-rights legislation says something it doesn’t — that it prohibits job discrimination against lesbian, homosexual, bisexual, and “transgender” employees. Writes NBC News, “The decision, from the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals … More Rogue Judges Claim “LGBT” Discrimination Protected by Civil Rights Law