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What is “Federalism”?

by Publius Huldah I’ll explain it:  With our Constitution, we created a federal  FORM of government:  A federation of Sovereign States united together ONLY for those limited purposes enumerated in ...

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More evidence the feds are exceeding their powers

By: Rob Natelson Scholars working on the Documentary History of the Ratification of the Constitution are approaching the end of the project they began in the 1970s, yet they continue to publish ...

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Massachusetts Bill Would Take Step to Block Federal Militarization of Police

April 2, 2019 DHS / Federalism / Liberty / Overreach 0

By: Mike Maharrey BOSTON, Mass. (March 28, 2019) – A bill introduced in the Massachusetts House would take a first step toward limiting the impact of federal programs that militarize ...

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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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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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Nullification vs the Fugitive Slave Act: Good Morning Liberty

By: Michael Boldin The Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 counts as one of the most reprehensible laws in American history. But rather than wait for Congress to repeal it, or ...

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Giving Federalism the Middle Finger

By: Suzanne Sherman The impulse to turn everything into a federal case – even something a personal as an obscene finger gesture – flips the middle finger at the political ...

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Decentralization and the Common Good: A Conversation with Andy Smarick

by Andy Smarick Andy Smarick joins us to discuss how Friedrich Hayek’s scholarship on the evolved nature of liberty and the principle of subsidiarity can undergird political decentralization and produce ...

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Competing Conceptions of Union and Ordered Liberty in The Webster-Hayne Debate

by Aaron N. Coleman Herman Belz’s The Webster-Hayne Debate on the Nature of the Union is the first document collection included in Liberty Fund’s series of Liberty Classics. This is ...

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We’ve Had This Debate on the Electoral College Before

By: Mike Maharrey The Electoral College has become a hotly contested issue in American politics. There’s a strong and vocal movement to do away with it and replace it with ...

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