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The Second Amendment as a Natural Right of Man, Not of Government

BY BOB BARR In my column last week, I argued the needs-based defense of the Second Amendment by conservatives had failed to adequately repel attacks...

Maine Church Is Essential

LIBERTY COUNSEL BANGOR, ME -- Liberty Counsel has filed a renewed preliminary injunction on behalf of Calvary Chapel of Bangor to the U.S. District Court...

Protecting Unborn Children in South Dakota

LIBERTY COUNSEL PIERRE, SD - South Dakota legislators are leading the way this week with three bills that protect the lives of unborn children. On Tuesday,...

Minimum Wage, Maximum Discrimination

CALEB FULLER, INSTITUTE FOR FAITH & FREEDOM Since the days of Adam Smith, economists have sought a set of social institutions which permit “neither dominion,...

Conservatives Need to Start Claiming No Prisoners and Claiming Scalps

BY SELWYN DUKE One reason conservatives never saw a culture war they couldn’t lose is that they insist on using Queensberry rules, even as the...

Should Your Property Rights be Subject to Your Neighbor’s Veto?

MILAD IMAN, INSTITUTE FOR JUSTICE Imagine a law giving bureaucrats unbridled discretion over your property rights. It would provide no standards. City officials could stop...

ICC Does It Again, and It’s Not Pretty – Discarding Established Law in Favor...

SKIP ASH, ACLJ As we’ve pointed out before concerning the International Criminal Court (ICC) and its chief Prosecutor, both are highly susceptible to politics—often at the expense...

Department Store Nostalgia is Misguided

Scott Lincicome and Revanna Sharfuddin, Cato Institute The pandemic has caused or accelerated the demise of numerous U.S. companies, and your local department stores are among the...

Aufheben der Kultur – Cancel Culture- Part 2 The Coming of the Second Prehistoric...

BY KATHLEEN MARQUARDT (Editor's note: Originally published by American Policy Center Oct 28, 2020) In my previous article, Aufheben der Kultur/Cancel Culture, was this paragraph: Why do Western...

Ronald Reagan at 110: Twenty of His Best Quotes on Freedom, Government, and America

BY LAWRENCE W. REED Saturday marks the 110th anniversary of the birth of America’s 40th president, Ronald Wilson Reagan, in Tampico, Illinois in 1911. Now...

Marijuana – The Joys & Medical Dangers – The Real Science – The Michael...

The Michael Savage Show, Thursday February 18, 2021 Savage states his expertise in botanical medicine; his many years as a plant hunter.  Explains...

Against Prolonged Unemployment Benefit Supplements

RYAN BOURNE, CATO INSTITUTE House Democrats’ proposed $1.9 trillion stimulus bill includes a weekly pandemic unemployment benefit supplement of $400 per week through August 29. The generosity...

Aufheben Der Kultur – Cancel Culture

BY KATHLEEN MARQUARDT If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will...

Biden Nominee Could Be the Most Pro-Abortion Secretary of HHS Ever

OLIVIA SUMMERS, ACLJ President Biden has acted swiftly to undo many of the pro-life actions that were taken by the Trump Administration. But none may...

ObamaCare: Democrats Promise Throwing $36 Billion at Health Insurance Companies Will Work This Time

MICHAEL F. CANNON, CATO INSTITUTE House Democrats are proposing a temporary but massive $34 billion increase in subsidies for ObamaCare plans. The proposal would offer its...

Cancelling Western Culture Without Guns – Prologue

BY KATHLEEN MARQUARDT (First published  August 3, 2020 at the American Policy Center in response to widespread Antifa/BLM rioting, and more specifically, the attack on...

SCOTUS Throws Out Flawed Sixth Circuit Ruling Blocking Abortion Ban During Pandemic

JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ We’ve told you that the Left worships at the altar of abortion. Recently, when the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals revealed its blind...

The Strange Priorities of Biden’s Department of Defense

BY BOB BARR Although our Founders correctly recognized that the overriding responsibility of the president is to secure our liberties by “protect and defend the...

Unions are Keeping Students and Teachers Out of the Classroom. Here’s What Lawmakers Can...

JONATHAN BUTCHER, THE DAILY CALLER President Joe Biden’s administration pledged that at least half of K-12 schools in the U.S. will offer in-person learning at least one...

Federal COVID Education Funding: Too Much and Inequitable?

NEAL MCCLUSKEY, CATO INSTITUTE Since March, the federal government has enacted two big COVID-19 relief bills affecting elementary and secondary education, and there is another,...