CONCORD, N.H. (July 12, 2017) – Last month, Governor John Sununu signed two bills into law that will expand the state’s medical marijuana program. These measures further nullify the federal prohibition on cannabis in practice in the state.Details
Anyone who has the audacity to bring up nullification in a debate with friends and foes alike has probably heard this before.
“Nullification is lawlessness!”
That is not what the founding generation thought. Not even close.Details
Earlier today, I was a guest on the Vin Armani show. We discussed some general, introductory principles – and better yet – explored ways to put them into practice. Vin is far more in the an-cap camp than he is in the constitution camp, but I think this conversation is a great example of how…Details
the 14th Amendment did not overturn or override the implicit principle, or the explicit verbiage codified in the 10th Amendment, that all powers that the states did not delegate to the federal government were reserved to the states or the people.Details
by Neal McCluskey, CATO Institute I was wrong. When the Every Student Succeeds Act passed in late 2015, I identified two ambiguities I thought were most ripe for exploitation to keep the federal boot hovering over public schools: the requirement that states have “challenging” curricular standards and that standardized tests be given “much greater” weight in accountability systems…Details
Arn–and Lincoln–ignored the fact that Jefferson declared the “Free and Independent States” to be the foundation of the American system.Details