Ken Kulkowski

Ken Klukowski

Ken Klukowski is a national-bestselling author, constitutional lawyer and media contributor. He is on faculty at Liberty University School of Law, and a fellow and senior legal analyst with the American Civil Rights Union. He has also been published by Politico, the New York Post, and the Wall Street Journal, among other outlets. Klukowski has authored briefs on constitutional issues across the country, including the one adopted by the U.S. district court in striking down Obamacare in its entirety. He has authored seven law review articles, and been cited by multiple federal and state courts. A frequent media guest, he has appeared on national television and radio shows. A national bestselling author, his most recent book is Resurgent: How Constitutional Conservatism Can Save America, published by Simon & Schuster. A native of Indiana, he received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame, studied history and political science at Arizona State University, and earned his law degree from George Mason University where he was a journal editor. He currently lives in the Virginia suburbs of D.C.

Latest News

Amendments Protecting Soldiers' Religious Rights Approved by Committee

Congress is taking action on religious liberty in the military, a story that was originally reported by Breitbart News. New legal language passed a key committee this week and next goes to the full House and then the Senate; it could become federal law later this year. Jun 7, 2013 11:26 AM PT

Jerusalem Day on Capitol Hill

Foreign policy leaders gathered with dignitaries from Israel on June 4 in Washington, D.C., to speak on Jerusalem Day. It highlights one of the most volatile and intractable geopolitical issues America faces, concerning a city and nation that are sacred to tens of millions of Americans. Jun 6, 2013 5:02 AM PT

Atheists Want Their Own Military Chaplains

For weeks now Breitbart News has reported on religious liberty in the military, both the freedom of service members to share their faith and also the plight of military chaplains being censored on what they can say in religious counseling. Now atheists are demanding their own chaplains. Jun 5, 2013 12:56 PM PT

Obama's DC Judges: Democrats Started the Fight

Obama should not have this many nominations to the D.C. Circuit because there should not have been four vacancies. Democrats--reportedly due in large part to Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY)--began systematically filibustering appellate court nominees for the first time in American history in 2001. This created an unusually high number of vacancies, and now Democrats are seeking to change the rules to ensure speedy confirmations for all of Obama’s nominees to fill these open judicial seats. Jun 4, 2013 11:33 AM PT

Obama's Agenda Depends on Packing the DC Circuit Court

President Barack Obama is finalizing an aggressive strategy to pack a court. It’s not the Supreme Court; it’s the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Whether Obama’s agenda succeeds or fails turns on whether he remakes that court in his image, and Republicans are preparing for battle. May 29, 2013 8:50 AM PT

Senate Confirms Rising Star, Could Be Next SCOTUS Nominee

The U.S. Senate on Thursday unanimously confirmed Sri Srinivasan to be a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit by a vote of 97-0, and he should already be considered someone on President Obama’s short list for the Supreme Court. May 26, 2013 1:03 PM PT

Another Appeals Court Rules Obama Recess Appointments Unconstitutional

Breitbart News reported on Jan. 25 that the federal appeals court in Washington, D.C. declared President Barack Obama’s recess appointments unconstitutional. Now another federal appeals court has done so as well, all but guaranteeing the Supreme Court will take up this issue in what could become a major defeat for the president. May 23, 2013 5:56 PM PT

Boy Scouts Adopt Contradictory Policy on Gay Scouts, Leaders

The Scouts will maintain the ban on anyone ages 18+ who are homosexual, meaning that a 17 year-old Eagle Scout will be expelled from the Scouts upon his eighteenth birthday, instead of transitioning into adult leadership. May 23, 2013 4:29 PM PT

Secrecy, Heavy-Handed Tactics Reported at Boy Scouts Meeting

As counterintuitive as it may sound for an organization with such a wholesome and all-American reputation, it seems that secrecy and heavy-handed tactics are the order of the day at the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) meeting that will decide whether the BSA will change its century-old policy to expand its membership to include open and avowed homosexuals. May 23, 2013 2:59 PM PT

Lerner's Media Stunt Likely Waived Fifth Amendment Rights

Lois Lerner, the head of the IRS tax-exempt division during the now infamous period of targeting conservatives, asserted her Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination. Then she pulled a political stunt before the cameras--but doing so might have cost her the immunity that she might desperately need to stay out of federal prison. May 23, 2013 5:44 AM PT

America Waiting on Big Decisions from SCOTUS

Several major cases will be decided by the Supreme Court over the next six weeks. Including historic issues such as gay marriage and affirmative action, these cases make the remainder of the Court’s Term—which ends in June—carefully watched by millions of Americans. May 19, 2013 6:53 PM PT


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