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.

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Supreme Court in 2013: A Big Year in Review

The year 2013 was an important one at the U.S. Supreme Court in the life of this nation, coming on the heels of another blockbuster year in 2012. Breitbart News offers a perspective on the Court’s year in review. Dec 30, 2013 11:08 PM PT

Federal Appeals Court Denies Stay on Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

The immediate future of same-sex marriage in Utah is unclear, as a federal appeals court decided not to stop a controversial ruling that legalizes same-sex marriage in Utah before an appeal can be considered. U.S. District Judge Robert Shelby, the federal trial judge in Kitchen v. Herbert, refused to issue a stay pending an appeal of his Dec. 20 decision holding that traditional marriage laws are "irrational" and struck down a law banning same-sex marriage. Dec 26, 2013 4:27 PM PT

NPR Debate on Utah Polygamy Ruling Shows Case's Far-Reaching Effects

On Dec. 23, I debated George Washington Law Prof. Jonathan Turley on NPR’s “On Point” regarding his court fight to legalize polygamy. This is a bigger issue for American society than it may seem at first, since it ultimately reflects two different views on the meaning of the U.S. Constitution and what it means to live in a free society. Dec 23, 2013 7:24 PM PT

Judge Strikes Down Utah Traditional Marriage Laws, Calls Them 'Irrational'

One week after a federal judge in Utah held laws against polygamy are unconstitutional, another Utah federal judge has held that the U.S. Constitution also contains a right to same-sex marriage, describing laws defining marriage as between men and women “irrational.” Dec 21, 2013 2:37 PM PT

Attorneys Appeal Decision Ordering Destruction of Mt. Soledad Cross

On December 12, Breitbart News reported that a federal judge had ordered the removal of the Latin cross atop the Mt. Soledad Veterans War Memorial. Now the Mount Soledad Memorial Association is filing an appeal and hopes to take the case all the way to the Supreme Court. Dec 19, 2013 1:40 PM PT

NJ Stalls Same-Sex Marriage Bill to Kill Religious Protections

New Jersey lawmakers just proved it’s an outright lie to say gay marriage advocates merely want a “live and let live” legal environment. They pulled their pending bill to create same-sex marriage in the Garden State in response to its supporters’ demand that the bill be stripped of language that would allow Christians and other people of faith to decline to recognize gay marriages on religious grounds. Dec 18, 2013 3:03 PM PT

Judge Cites Same-Sex Marriage in Declaring Polygamy Ban Unconstitutional

In a game-changer for the legal fight over same-sex marriage that gives credence to opponents’ “slippery slope” arguments, a federal judge has now ruled that the legal reasoning for same-sex marriage means that laws against polygamy are likewise unconstitutional. Dec 14, 2013 9:11 AM PT

Mount Soledad Cross Will Be Purged from Veterans Memorial

After 24 years of litigation, a federal court revealed in an emotional hearing that it has ordered the famous Mount Soledad Cross removed from a veterans memorial, holding it is a violation of the U.S. Constitution. Dec 12, 2013 7:52 PM PT

Baker Faces Prison for Refusing to Bake Same-Sex Wedding Cake

Jack Phillips is a baker who declined to bake a wedding cake for a same-sex couple because his Christian belief is that marriage exists only between a man and woman. Now a Colorado judge has ordered him to bake cakes for same-sex marriages, and if Phillips refuses, he could go to jail. Dec 12, 2013 5:46 PM PT

Senate Confirms First Judge After Killing Filibuster

The U.S. Senate confirmed Patricia Millett, along partisan lines, to be a judge on the extremely powerful U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Conservatives are outraged, as this is the first confirmation since Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) unilaterally changed the fundamental rules of the Senate by abolishing the right to filibuster judicial nominees. Dec 10, 2013 2:26 PM PT

Polls Show Americans Oppose HHS Abortion Mandate

As Obama administration supporters struggle to cast religious opponents of Obamacare’s HHS Mandate as waging a war on women ahead of the Supreme Court deciding that controversy next year, polls show Americans support the rights of conscience for business owners who do not want to be complicit in abortion due to their religious faith. Dec 5, 2013 3:34 PM PT


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