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Tenth Amendment

Why the Bill of Rights Is Failing

Ryan McMaken, 225 years ago today, the first ten amendments were added to the new Constitution of 1787. Those amendments have come to be known as the Bill of Rights, and taken as a whole, these amendments represent what can only be described as one of the few parts of the Constitution worth applauding today.  While most

‘Healing Divisions’ and ‘Unity’ Are Unconstitutional

Bruce Thornton, Does it matter what America’s Founders wanted? Thanksgiving Day elicited several calls for “unity” and “healing,” following a divisive and bitterly fought presidential election. Several pundits referenced Abraham Lincoln’s wish “to heal the wounds of the nation,” which he articulated in the speech instituting Thanksgiving Day in 1863. Donald Trump said in his

Kentucky Lawmaker Files Constitutional Sovereignty Bill

Gabrielle Cintorino, A Kentucky state lawmaker is proposing a bill prohibiting state government agencies and judges from applying other nations’ laws in government actions and judicial decisions if those laws conflict with U.S. constitutional protections. In September 2016, state Rep. Kim King (R-Harrodsburg) prefiled Bill Request 149 (BR 149). It will be considered by lawmakers

Obama Exploits Dallas Police Murders to Federalize Local Law Enforcement

Kurt Nimmo, Advocates unconstitutional expansion of federal government. During a press conference on the sidelines of a NATO conference in Warsaw, Poland on Saturday, Obama said he will “start moving on constructive actions” to federalize state and local police. He will meet next week with the White House task force set up after Michael Brown

New Jersey Withdraws from Federal Refugee Resettlement Program

Gov. Chris Christie has withdrawn the state of New Jersey from participation in the U.S. Refugee Resettlement program, and Obama administration officials are working quickly to claim the federal government can continue to resettle refugees in the Garden State. “Federal officials held a conference call Friday morning [April 22] with representatives of nonprofit groups who

Multiple Governors Call for the States to Stop Obama

 Numerous state’s Governors, Attorney Generals, and legislatures have been increasingly standing up in defiance to President Obama’s administration and overreaching federal agencies. States have begun rebelling against the Common Core educational standards and the EPA’s devastating new “anti-coal” rules that will drive up energy costs. They have also been steadily challenging and nullifying Obamacare and

Feds Threaten the Entire State of Oklahoma

 The federally-backed educational standards known as Common Core are a bad idea, as evidenced by the overly confusing method of solving math problems and the overtly progressive socialist liberal bias in the history and social studies curriculum. Common Core is making kids cry, making parents angry, and frustrating some teachers so much they are quitting

FACT: The States Have the Legal Power to Stop Barack Obama

Numerous states are involved in a general plan to stop President Obama and the federal government from further encroachment on the rights of the states and individuals, based on the Tenth Amendment and Article V of the Constitution. Their plan goes around Congress and the government, using nullification to do away with unconstitutional laws and

Multiple States Launch Plan to Legally Stop Obama¦ Without Congress

The federal government has grown in leaps and bounds over the course of American history, far beyond the original intentions of size and scope that the Framers had in mind. The government has routinely ignored the Constitutional constraints that are supposed to limit it, and instead have encroached upon the rights and sovereignty of the

These Are The States That Are Rebelling Against Obama

 A growing number of states have grown tired of the overreaching federal government and the smothering regulations promulgated daily by unelected and unaccountable bureaucrats. States are beginning to rebel against the federal government, using their Tenth Amendment protected state’s rights and sovereignty to nullify federal laws and regulations that they deem to be unconstitutional and