Earlier today, Judge Andrew Napolitano said that Donald Trump’s immigrant deportation plan, which includes deportation for people born here because their mothers are “here illegally,” is “prohibited by the Constitution.”Details
SALEM, Ore. (Aug. 17, 2015) – Last week, Gov. Brown signed a bill into law that sets the stage to nullify in practice some Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules preventing terminally-ill patients from accessing experimental treatments.Details
From an interview in April, Ron Paul discusses how nullification is set to become more common by states and individuals, especially at a point when “the dollar won’t work.”
In contrast to the prohibitionist propaganda messages, legalization has resulted in fewer arrests, convictions, and criminal records.Details
The dust-up between New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul over presidential fidelity to the Constitution — particularly the Fourth Amendment — was the most illuminating two minutes of the Republican debate last week.
It is a well-regarded historical truism that the Fourth Amendment was written by victims of government snooping, the 1770s version. The Framers wrote it to assure that the new federal government could never do to Americans what the king had done to the colonists.Details
Bernie Sanders is an Independent U.S. Senator from Vermont who caucuses with the Democrats. He is a self-proclaimed socialist. He is a Democratic candidate for president. He is many things, but a Republican he is not. Yet, even though most people think there are many differences between Sanders and the typical Republican member of Congress…Details
Whenever we publish something about an anti-commandeering-style nullification bill, somebody inevitably responds with something along these lines. “I’m not a lawyer, but doesn’t federal law supersede state law?”
In short, the answer to that question is no.
In fact, the Supremacy Clause doesn’t even apply when it comes to anti-commandeering.Details
SPRINGFIELD, Il. (Aug. 11, 2015) Last week, Gov. Rauner signed a bill into law to nullify in practice some Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules that prevent terminally ill patients from accessing experimental treatments.Details