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Supreme Court Declines to Hear Ten Commandments Case

The Supreme Court on Monday denied review in a major constitutional case involving a Ten Commandments display, leading experts to speculate as to when the Court will take on the “big one” on what the Constitution requires regarding faith in the public square.

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Texas Joins Call for Convention of States to Rein In Washington

The Republican-controlled Texas Legislature passed a Convention of States Resolution, becoming the eleventh. Article V of the U.S. Constitution allows for a Convention of States to restrict the power of the federal government.

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VA Federal Judge Holds Immigration EO Violates Establishment Clause

A federal district judge in Virginia has ruled that President Trump’s Executive Order 13,769 (EO) violates the Constitution’s First Amendment, guaranteeing that the government shall not establish an official religion, in terms that are likely to carry over into any replacement order Trump may issue in the coming days.

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Lawsuit Protecting Atheist Nativity Scene in Texas Capitol Proceeds

A federal district judge has denied in part the State of Texas’ motion to shutdown a lawsuit by a non-profit. The organization sued after the governor ordered their non-religious version of a nativity scene taken out of the Texas Capitol.

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Rand Paul: Restore the Bill of Rights

Two hundred and twenty-five years ago today, a young nation made ten additions to its already revolutionary Constitution.

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Clinton Wrong: Supreme Court Says ‘Stop-and-Frisk’ Is Constitutional

Although Hillary Clinton condemned New York City’s stop-and-frisk policy during Monday’s debate (aided by Lester Holt, the debate moderator), the truth is that stop-and-frisk is perfectly constitutional under the Bill of Rights’ Fourth Amendment. Mayor Rudy Giuliani implemented stop-and-frisk during

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Texas Governor Calls for Article V Constitutional Convention

Governor Greg Abbott calls on Texas to join other states in calling for an Article V Convention of the States to write new amendments to the U.S. Constitution. He says his 100-page “Texas Plan” “fixes this government run amok” and “returns lawmaking to the process enshrined in the Constitution.”

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Time for the States to Declare Independence From the Federal Government

One hundred and fifty years after the end of the Civil War, it is becoming increasingly clear that there are two Americas—one where the principles of constitutionally limited government and individual liberty are still revered, the other where statism and the trampling of individual rights are on the rise. Widespread resistance at the state level, however, will require two elements: strong governors and strong state legislatures willing to vigorously assert their 10th amendment rights.

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Rand Paul Lights the Torch for San Diego Republicans

2016 Presidential hopeful Senator Rand Paul condemned Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton over her role in the Benghazi scandal in an address to over 800 San Diego Republicans Saturday night. Paul, the featured guest for the San Diego County Republican

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Rand: GOP Needs to Defend the ‘Entire Bill of Rights’

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) argued Republican Party “needs to become a champion of the entire Bill of Rights” on Tuesday’s “Sean Hannity Show.” “We have to find people where they live and we have to go to them in the way

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The Left Is Tired Of Persuasion

Liberalism doesn’t have anything exciting or new to offer – even its plans for the Internet are drawn from 1930s telephone legislation. Yet the left has been very successful at imposing its ideas despite the clear will of voters – and reversing its policies will be difficult.