Following the lead of South Carolina, where lawmakers are fast-tracking House Bill 3101 in 2014, the bill would, as Judge Andrew Napolitano said on Fox News this week, “gut Obamacare” in the state.Details
in a report on the former Texas congressman’s speech, Politico informs readers that nullification is a concept “brimming with connotations” of connections with the Confederacy.Details
“To what purpose are powers limited, and to what purpose is that limitation committed to writing, if those limits may, at any time, be passed by those intended to be restrained?”
- Chief Justice John Marshall
On Oct. 31, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans reversed much of Judge Lee Yeakel’s ruling blocking sections of a tough Texas abortion law.
This will now allow many of the provisions of the Texas Abortion Law to go into effect immediately.
The appellate judges ruled that the restrictions on doctors can take effect while the lawsuit challenging the law moves forward, according to the Associated Press.
“The theory of our government is opposed to the deposit of unlimited power anywhere. The executive, the legislative, and the judicial branches of these governments are all of limited and defined powers.”
- Justice Samuel Miller
AUSTIN, Texas – Earlier this week, a federal judged followed judicial precedent instead of the Constitution and struck down two sections of a Texas law restricting abortions.
U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel struck down a provision in the Texas law that requires abortion doctors to have admitting privileges at a local hospital.Details
“I did not want to be mistreated, I did not want to be deprived of a seat that I had paid for. It was just time… there was opportunity for me to take a stand to express the way I felt about being treated in that manner. I had not planned to get arrested. I had plenty to do without having to end up in jail. But when I had to face that decision, I didn’t hesitate to do so because I felt that we had endured that too long. The more we gave in, the more we complied with that kind of treatment, the more oppressive it became.” – Rosa Parks 1992 NPR interview
Now it appears that John Kasich, Ohio’s Republican governor, was lying through his teeth when he ran for office on a platform of opposing the horribly misnamed Affordable Care Act. Yes, Kasich now loves Obamacare and the allegedly free money that comes with it.Details
Article I, Section 10 of the Constitution is pretty straightforward stuff. “No State Shall…make any Thing but gold and silver Coin a Tender in Payment of Debts” It doesn’t take much to see that this isn’t being followed, and hasn’t been for a long time. The ability to “print” money allows the Federal Reserve to…Details