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Now In Effect: New Mexico Electronic Communications Privacy Act

By: Mike Maharrey SANTA FE, N.M. (June 14, 2019) – Today, a New Mexico law goes into effect that limits the warrantless use of stingray devices to track people’s location ...

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4 Ways Orwell’s 1984 Has Come True Today

June 16, 2019 1984 / Big Brother / George Orwell 0

By: Michael Boldin 1984 was more than a novel – in many ways it was an owner’s manual for authoritarian government. This month is the 70th anniversary of the publication ...

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Want Civic Literacy? Quit Focusing on D.C.

June 15, 2019 Civics / Education / Federalism 0

By: Justin Spears If we truly want to engage young people in the political process, we need to stop incessantly talking about Washington D.C. and focus on issues closer to ...

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Are we in a constitutional crisis? Yes, but it’s not what you think

By: Rob Natelson As several “melanges” on talk radio have illustrated, mainstream media people—always subject to crowd behavior—currently are perseverating on the idea that we are in a constitutional crisis. ...

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Originalism and Article III Judicial Power

By: Michael Rappaport One of the most difficult challenges for originalism is to determine to what extent the Constitution limits the adjudication of matters by entities other than Article III ...

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State Governments and the People’s Liberty

by Jim Lewis Last week I was having a conversation with an Ohio State Representative, as is the case with most such conversations the topic always turns to Nullification. After ...

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Massachusetts Bill Would Limit Warrantless Drone Spying, Hinder Federal Surveillance

June 12, 2019 Drones 0

By: Mike Maharrey BOSTON, Mass. (June 10, 2019) – A bill introduced in the Massachusetts House would limit the warrantless use of surveillance drones and prohibit arming unmanned aircraft. The ...

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More on how National Popular Vote would import third world “elections” to America

By: Rob Natelson On May 21, the Nevada Senate approved the National Popular Vote (NPV) interstate compact. Approval was strictly party-line, with all Democrats in favor and all Republicans against. ...

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Roe v. Wade Did Not Legalize Abortion in the United States

By: Laurence M. Vance The infamous Supreme Court case of Roe v. Wade did not legalize abortion in the United States. Its repeal will not outlaw abortion in the United States. In Roe ...

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How our presidential election system works

By: Rob Natelson When Americans go to the polls in November presidential elections, they don’t cast ballots for the president and vice president directly. They chose among slates of presidential ...

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