Some people say an 1830 letter from James Madison proves he opposed nullification in all situations. Nothing could be further from the truth.Details
Whenever states take action to resist federal laws, some condescending person is bound to say “This was settled in 1865. The nullifiers lost.” But they’ve got it backwards.Details
SACRAMENTO (Oct. 5, 2017) – Yesterday, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill to withdraw state resources from the enforcement of most federal immigration laws. Once in effect on Jan. 1, 2018, the new law will likely have the effect of further nullifying those federal acts in practice.Details
These are the times when people are filled with emotions like fear and anger – and it will often lead them to stand aside as hungry politicians eat up more power at their expense.Details
We’re often told how much Democrats hate the Founders. And generally that’s true, except when statements from the founders fit their policy objectives. They love the 10th Amendment when it comes to marijuana or sanctuary cities, for example. But – the same problem happens with republicans. When we share advice from the Founders about staying…Details
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If you discuss a state bill contrary to federal goals, some will claim it’s unconstitutional with just two words: “Supremacy clause.” But in many situations, the clause doesn’t even apply.Details