Should Liberals Champion States’ Rights?

Regular readers of this blog will know that the answer to that question is a resounding YES! But for many people in America, particularly those on the left side of the political spectrum, the notion of states’ rights is as repulsive as it is misunderstood. Of course, if they grasped the concept of federalism and…

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South Dakota Legislature Passes Firearms Freedom Act

A bill that declares “exempt from federal regulation any firearm, firearm accessory, or ammunition manufactured and retained in South Dakota” passed in the South Dakota House of Representatives yesterday. SB89 was approved by a 49-19 vote. The bill had already passed the state Senate on Feb. 18 with a 29-4 vote. The bill states it…

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Idaho to Consider Constitutional Tender Legislation

Introduced by Rep. Lenore Barrett in the Idaho State House yesterday is House Bill 622 (H0622), the Constitutional Tender Act. If passed, the act would make law that: the state shall neither compel nor require any person to recognize, receive, pay out, deliver, promise to pay or otherwise use or employ any thing but gold…

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