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Yes, Virginia, Federalism Applies to Marijuana Reform

BY BOB BARR There is a simple, universal elegance to the conservative concept of federalism. When confronted with a governing decision not explicitly addressed in...

Two Constitutional Wrongs Don’t Make a Right: Why Conservatives Should Just Say "No" to...

EVAN BERNICK, HERITAGE FOUNDATION A number of states, including Missouri, Kansas, and Alaska either have passed or are considering state laws intended to invalidate federal...

Horrific Senate NCLB Rewrite Bill Nearing Final Passage!

KAREN R. EFFREM, MD, EDUCATION LIBERTY WATCH There were  rumors that the final votes on amendments and passage for the Every Child Achieves Act (ECAA)...

The Myth of Judicial Infallibility

WALTER M. WEBER, ACLJ Everyone understands that the President sometimes violates the Constitution. Everyone also understands that sometimes Congress violates the Constitution. Is it not...

Obamacare Subsidies and Justice Anthony Kennedy

JOHN A. SPARKS, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES It’s not too much to say that President Obama’s domestic legislative legacy could turn on the outcome...

State Marriage Laws Are Constitutional

Memo to the Supreme Court GENE SCHAERR AND RYAN T. ANDERSON PH.D., HERITAGE FOUNDATION Abstract There is nothing in the U.S. Constitution that requires all 50 states...

Common Core & Financial Dealings Trouble Jeb Bush

KAREN R. EFFREM, MD, EDUCATION LIBERTY WATCH Editor's Note: Originally Published: Feb 26, 2015 Former governor and potential presidential candidate Jeb Bush held a closed fundraiser...

Common Core & Financial Dealings Trouble Jeb Bush

KAREN R. EFFREM, MD, EDUCATION LIBERTY WATCH Editor's Note: Originally Published: Feb 26, 2015 Former governor and potential presidential candidate Jeb Bush held a closed fundraiser...

Student Success (HR 5) Cements Federal & Common Core Control

– URGE A NO VOTE KAREN R. EFFREM, EDUCATION LIBERTY WATCH The US House Education and Workforce Committee marked up and passed its Elementary and Secondary...

Student Success (HR 5) Cements Federal & Common Core Control

– URGE A NO VOTE KAREN R. EFFREM, EDUCATION LIBERTY WATCH The US House Education and Workforce Committee marked up and passed its Elementary and Secondary...

The Federal Lands Freedom Act

Empowering States to Control Their Own Energy Futures KATIE TUBB AND NICOLAS LORIS, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Abstract The United States is now the world’s leader in both natural...

2016: Super Primary? A Bad Idea

SAMUEL C. CASOLARI, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES After losing New Hampshire, Florida, and Illinois, the presidential candidate limped along with declining support and amid...

More Judges Refuse Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

LIBERTY ALERTS, LIBERTY COUNSEL Mobile, AL – As the battle to preserve natural marriage rages in Alabama, Liberty Counsel is standing with probate judges who...

Reauthorizing No Child Left Behind

Four Recommendations to Advance Federalism In Education LINDSEY BURKE, HERITAGE FOUNDATION In early 2015, Congress is likely to consider reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education...

Conflict Between the Circuits on Gay Marriage

JOHN A. SPARKS, CENTER FOR VISION AND VALUES A month ago, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear a collection of cases which raised the...

Why Ending FEMA Will Improve Disaster Response

CHRIS EDWARDS, CATO INSTITUTE Under the U.S. Constitution, the powers delegated to the federal government are “few and defined,” as James Madison noted in Federalist...

Federalist Papers No. 62—James Madison

FOUNDERS CORNER: MAJOR WORKS Wednesday, February 27, 1788 The United States Senate HAVING examined the constitution of the House of Representatives, and answered such of the objections...

Liberty Counsel Defends Florida Marriage Protection Amendment in Court

LIBERTY ALERTS, LIBERTY COUNSEL Mat Staver, Founder and Chairman of Liberty Counsel, presented an oral argument before Miami-Dade Circuit Court Judge Sarah Zabel in defense...

Officials Speak Against Common Core

BY PHYLISS SCHLAFLY It’s not merely parents who are raising a ruckus against the new Common Core standards that the Obama Administration is trying to...

Stop Insulting Our Intelligence, and the Tea Party, Core Supporters

NEAL MCCLUSKEY, CATO INSTITUTE I really shouldn’t have to write this anymore, because the basic facts should keep anyone from saying that state adoption of...