After a lawsuit against Remington Arms by families of the Sandy Hook Elementary victims was dismissed last month, the plaintiffs' attorney filed an appeal Tuesday with the Connecticut Supreme Court.
Some argue that the Electoral College does not operate as the Founders intended. The same could be said of much of the Constitution, but election of the president by electors, rather than popular vote, is consistent with the federal republic they gave us.
For generations, presidents have acted as elected dictators, issuing fiats as if they were lawmakers.
With the electoral triumph of Donald Trump, many media pundits are writing about what this event likely portends for the future of the Supreme Court.
Voters in at least four states decided to nullify federal statutes and United Nations drug-control treaties by officially ending marijuana prohibition, a major victory for the U.S. Constitution and the 10th Amendment. Three states — California, Massachusetts, and Nevada — completely legalized marijuana, even for recreational use by adults. By press time, it appeared that Maine’s initiative to do the same was on its way to being successful. In Arizona, where conservative nullification efforts on other issues have been popular, voters narrowly decided to keep pot prohibition in place. Still, regardless of one’s views on cannabis, states’ rights scored a string of impressive successes this week.
Don Kates' life provides more proof that one individual's efforts can have enormous, generation-spanning influence.
The National Rifle Association recommends electing pro-Second Amendment senators as a protection from the UN's Arms Trade Treaty.