The Republican Party’s 2016 platform includes troublesome proposals to remedy real problems with the excessive and dangerous methodology of amending the Constitution.
On Monday, the Department of Justice petitioned the United States Supreme Court for rehearing of U.S. v. Texas, a challenge to President Obama’s deferred action program for illegal immigrants. Last month, the Supreme Court issued a 4-4 ruling in the case, leaving intact a lower court ruling that blocked the administration from implementing its plan, which amounts to virtual amnesty through the usurpation of legislative powers.
Through a "pilot program" the FBI is using local law enforcement to collect hundreds of thousands of iris scans. Those scans are then shared with the Pentagon.
Writing in the Huffington Post, Larry Harris, Jr. proposes a rewrite of the Second Amendment that would disarm all but the "militia" and "hunters."
Senator John McCain and others are proposing a bill that would grant expansive new surveillance powers to the FBI and would place those powers outside of oversight.
The Gloucester County, Virginia School Board filed an emergency appeal with Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts on July 13, asking the High Court to put on hold a lower court decision requiring the district to allow a transgender girl who “identifies” as male to use the boys’ restroom when she comes back to school in September.
A bipartisan group of 25 U.S. representatives has created the House Fourth Amendment Caucus to protect privacy rights that Congress does away with seemingly at a whim.
In defiance of the rights protected by the Fourth Amendment, the state of South Dakota forcibly catheterizes anyone refusing to submit to a urine test.
In its decision in the case of Utah v. Strieff, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that the rights protected by the Fourth Amendment may be denied if the value of violating them is greater than that of protecting them.
Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton are exploiting the killing of five police officers in Dallas to push a range of assaults on the U.S. Constitution, including a decades-old plot to federalize America's local police departments without any semblance of constitutional authority.