Jefferson and Madison on the Role of the Federal Courts

Today, it is commonly accepted that the U.S. Supreme Court has the sole and final say as to whether or not a federal law is constitutional (after it winds through the lower federal courts).  Recently, for example, the Court upheld the Affordable Care Act as constitutional under the auspices that the individual mandate is a tax.  This commonly accepted notion is wrong.

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Missouri Senate votes to nullify federal gun laws and regulations, 23-8

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., April 30, 2014 – By a vote of 23-8 today, the Missouri state Senate passed an “emergency” bill that seeks to nullify virtually every federal gun control measure on the books, “whether past, present or future.” House Bill 1439 (HB1439), introduced by Rep. Doug Funderburk (R-St. Charles), previously passed the House by…

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Our hands or not at all: Supreme Court denies NDAA lawsuit

STATEMENT FROM PEOPLE AGAINST THE NDAA

BOWLING GREEN – On September 12th, 2012, Federal District Judge Katherine B. Forrest issued a permanent injunction against enforcement of Section 1021 of the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act. In July 2013, the 2nd Circuit ruled the plaintiffs did not have standing to challenge that law.

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Nevada Standoff a Symptom of Increasing Authoritarianism

Ron Paul writes: I believe incidents such as that in Nevada show we may be witnessing the failure of the American authoritarian warfare-welfare state — and that of course would be good. This is why it is so important that those of us who understand the freedom philosophy spread the truth about how statism caused our problems and why liberty is the only solution.

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Louisiana Action Alert: Stop Warrantless Drone Spying

SB330 is a bill that would ban warrantless drone spying by law enforcement in Louisiana.  It was introduced February 27 by Sen. Dan Claitor (R-16).

STATUS: SB330 has passed in the Senate, and has been sent to the House for consideration. It is currently in the House Administration of Criminal Justice

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