Here’s an example of how a “conservative” is often far different than a “constitutionalist.”

When learning that a Republican is violating the Constitution, one of the most common responses we get from these folks is this:

“So what, Obama violates it every day.”

In other words, they don’t really care about the Constitution at all.

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Boehner’s Plan for Netanyahu to Address Congress is Unconstitutional

As has been widely reported, House Speaker John Boehner has invited Israel’s Prime Minister Netanyahu to address the U.S. Congress.  If Congress does host the speech, would it be unconstitutional?  Peter Spiro at Opinio Juris suggests that it would.  I agree.

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Virginia Action Alert: Help Stop NDAA Indefinite Detention, Support HB2144

For 2015, Virginia House Bill 2144 (HB2144) expands on the state’s current anti-indefinite detention law by setting the stage for ending some state-federal partnerships. (read about the bill here)

STATUS: HB2144 was referred to the Constitutional Law Subcommittee where it must pass before receiving a full vote from the state house.

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New Jersey Action Alert: Help Stop Police Militarization, Support S2364 and S2365

Two New Jersey bills (S2364 and S2365) would restrict the use military equipment by law enforcement in the state. Both have passed unanimously through the state senate (37-0) and through committee in the assembly (7-0) and need your help to get to the governor’s desk. PLEASE TAKE THE FOLLOWING ACTIONS – It doesn’t matter where you live in…

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Indiana Action Alert: Help Stop NSA Spying, Support SB458

Indiana Senate Bill 458 (SB458) would ban material support or resources to the NSA and other federal violators of the 4th Amendment in the state of Indiana. It needs your help to move forward! STATUS: SB458 was referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee pending further action. The bill must pass through committee successfully before it can receive…

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