Constitution

Historian Kevin Gutzman discusses “executive privilege.” A few snippets:The Executive Branch was intended by the Constitution’s authors and ratifiers to be precisely that – the executor of policies made by Congress, not a...
This election may be a transformation election, beginning with the economy, but underneath the surface is the question: can we limit the power of government? Obamacare is but one case where economic freedom is at stake....
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AMENDMENT ICongress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people...
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Today, I released a report on the U.S. Justice Department’s disregard of the Constitution and rule of law. As Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, Congressman Smith is leading efforts to oversee Attorney General Eric...
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“More sparingly should this praise be allowed to a government, where a man’s religious rights are violated by penalties, or fettered by tests, or taxed by a hierarchy. Conscience is the most sacred of all property.”...
I don't exactly have fond memories of my constitutional law ("con law" in law student speak) classes at the University of Texas. Ironically for everyone except lawyers, you don't spend a lot of time reading the Constitution...
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That poor soul from the other day who insisted Lincoln never said that blacks shouldn’t be voters or jurors, or intermarry with white people, or that he had no intention to interfere with slavery where it existed, still...
http://standupforreligiousfreedom.com/We must stand up for Religious Freedom because our First Amendment is under direct attack. A STAND UP for Religious Freedom Rally will take place throughout the United States on Friday...
We used to call it a “Mexican standoff,” but that could be considered bigoted these days. Or at least non-PC.“Obama Standoff” is a better description for a specific condition – one that’s becoming more common and hitting us...
The liberty enjoyed by the people of these states of worshipping Almighty God agreeably to their consciences, is not only among the choicest of their blessings, but also of their rights. George WashingtonFaith and Freedom...
Liberty depends on each of us keeping our word, following the rule of law, and honoring contracts. When men and women will not honor their promises or keep their word, the law must enforce contracts. At least nominally, this...
[Editor’s note: Mark Ramsey was a member of the State GOP Platform committee in 2010 and 2012, and was also elected to the State Republican Executive Committee from Senate District 7 (SREC SD7), Senator Dan Patrick’s...
In the past it could be said without doubt that America above all other nations valued human life as sacred and recognized the right to life as the foundation of all liberty. Even though America’s founding documents still...
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Many, including this writer, have lamented the tyranny oft-imposed by the judicial branch on the rest of us. Such abuses have included “Alice in Wonderland” interpretations such as:The Voting Rights Act of 1965 being...
The long awaited oral arguments before the Supreme Court on the subject of the constitutionality of the Obamacare legislation are over, and the Justices are securely ensconced in the halls and offices of the Supreme Court...
The recent debate about Obamacare highlights a significant issue that is yet on the radar screen but will be when the Courts make their decision on whether Obamacare is constitutional or not. What is at risk is the...
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I have stated in past articles that Texas needs to sue the DOJ because Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act is unconstitutional. My Dreams are finally coming true!Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, on behalf of the State of...
The Constitution does not mandate that all the big decisions will be made by the Courts and bureaucrats and only the inconsequential will be made by the Legislature.Wonder how many photo ID’s Holder required in the “...
Genesis 2:25 v Genesis 3:7 Taken from on line dictionary SHAME: a negative emotion that combines feelings of dishonor, unworthiness, and embarrassment SHAMELESS: untroubled or unaffected by shame, especially in situations...
Mr. Speaker, the Administration is bullying religions. Yes, the government has required some religious organizations to violate their tenets and provide certain health care coverage for their employees--or else. After an...

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