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Sheriff: You’ll Have To Arrest Me Before I Enforce This Unconstitutional Gun Control Law

Beth Baumann A Sheriff in Colorado told CNN he would rather go to jail than to enforce the state's proposed Extreme Risk Protection Orders (ERPOs), commonly referred to as "red ...

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Supreme Court Lets Trump’s Bump Stock Ban Stand

By: TJ Martinell WASHINGTON (March 31, 2019) – In the film Princess Bride, Wesley tells the revenge-bent Indigo Montoya to “get used to disappointment.” This is also good advice for ...

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Testimony on the Tenth and Nullification Before the Ohio House Committee on Federalism

By: Mike Maharrey On March 6, I testified before the Ohio House Committee on Federalism on the Tenth Amendment and how states can push back against overreaching federal authority. During ...

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Constitution 101: The Electoral College

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By: Mike Maharrey When you head to the polls and vote for the president, you don’t actually vote for the president. You vote for a slate of electors who select ...

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How to Rebalance Power Between Congress and the Executive Branch

by James R. Rogers Ben Peterson, an occasional contributor to L&L, discusses the interplay between constitutional norms and institutions at National Affairs. I style the takeaway point as this: interests ...

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Don’t Look! More States Tell Feds “NO” on Guns & Marriage

Don't Look! More States Tell Feds "NO" on Guns & Marriage All the distractions are for a specific purpose, so America cannot actually see that the move to restore our ...

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The Fundamental Rights of American Citizenship: Neither “Natural” nor Constitutionally “Enumerated”

by David Upham What are the “privileges and immunities of citizens of the United States”? In the last week, this blog has featured two originalist answers to this question. According ...

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Minnesota Committee Passes Bill to Reform Asset Forfeiture Laws, Opt Out of Federal Equitable Sharing Program

By: Mike Maharrey ST PAUL, Minn. (March 27, 2019) – A bill moving through the Minnesota House would reform the state’s asset forfeiture laws to require a criminal conviction in most ...

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The Next Step in Social Security’s Ponzi Scheme

by Gary M. Galles, Mises Institute On January 30, Rep. John Larson and 200 Democratic co-sponsors introduced the Social Security 2100 Act. Portrayed as giving retirees long-overdue benefit increases, it ...

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The Un-American Education System in America

by Jake MacAulay Have you ever asked the question “Just what makes you an American?” I believe it is ascribing to the doctrine of what the U.S. Code calls the ...

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