As we reported last week, 43 senators have co-sponsored S. J. Res. 19, which proposes an amendment to the Constitution “relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections.” On May 14, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) threw his weight behind the resolution, saying: “We’re going to push a constitutional amendment so we can limit spending because what is going on today is awful.”
The latest revelation from documents released by Edward Snowden reveal that the National Security Agency is claiming immense new global surveillance power.
The U.S. Supreme Court dealt a blow to unions and yet another blow to the Tenth Amendment in the 5-4 decision of Harris v. Quinn.
Constitutional convention advocate Mark Meckler praised the participation of Democrats and others in the movement.
The U.S. Supreme Court on June 26 unanimously struck down a Massachusetts law that created 35-foot buffer zones around abortion facilities and prohibited demonstrations, praying, counseling, and other pro-life speech inside those perimeters.
A U.S. District judge upheld Colorado's new gun-control laws that mandate background checks and limited magazine capacity.
The U.S. Supreme Court dished out a unanimous condemnation of President Obama's dictatorial usurpation of the power of appointment in the June 26 decision of NLRB v. Noel Canning. The court ruled that President Obama exceeded his authority as president when he claimed to exercise his “recess” appointment authority without the consent of the U.S. Senate while the Senate was still in session.
Investigative reporter Glenn Greenwald has promised to name victims of NSA warrantless surveillance, calling such an expose “imminent” in an interview with Fox News. Such an exposé may prove to be a game-changer in congressional and public debate on granting the NSA unconstitutional warrantless surveillance.