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  • WATCH: Biden Nominee for Federal Judge Can’t Answer Basic Questions About U.S. Constitution

    01/26/2023 11:02:44 AM PST · by montag813 · 51 replies
    RNN ^ | 01-26-2023 | Becca London
    by Becca LondonAt the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, several Biden nominees for Federal judicial positions appeared before Judiciary Committee members for questions. But one group of questions in particular is causing shock and even anger among the public as the video starts to go viral. The questions were posed by Lousiana Senator John Kennedy (R) to state Judge Charnelle Bjelkengren, who was nominated by Biden for the lifetime position of U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Washington. The "answers" were non-existent. Kennedy began by asking Judge Bjelkengren, about Article V of the US Constitution. Bjelkengren responded, "Article V...
  • N.Y. Legislature Votes to Codify Abortion in State Constitution — Measure Goes to Voters in 2024

    01/25/2023 6:45:31 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    PJ media ^ | 01/25/2023 | Catherine Salgado
    Mere days after hundreds of thousand of people marched for life in Washington, D.C., the New York legislature committed to promoting death. The legislature voted by a large majority a second time on Jan. 24 to pass a resolution to codify abortion “rights” in the state constitution, meaning the amendment only awaits approval from voters, according to Politico. I guess the state motto “Excelsior” (“Ever higher”) refers to increasing the number of unborn babies killed.LifeNews explained, “To amend the New York Constitution, the language must pass the state legislature in two separate sessions and then receive a majority of voters’...
  • Rights Protected by the Second Amendment are Being Restored, NOT Created

    01/24/2023 4:00:13 AM PST · by marktwain · 14 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | January 20, 2023 | Dean Weingarten
    U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)-— The jurisprudence of the Second Amendment is: it was ratified to protect the existing right of the people to keep and bear arms. It did not create new rights. One reason to protect the right was to enable the creation of militias from the armed population. It was well understood, at the time of ratification, the right to keep and bear arms included the right to do so for self-defense as well as community defense, for hunting, and included the ancillary rights to practice, buy, sell and make weapons, as well as ammunition and accessories for them. These...
  • New law properly checks governor's power

    01/16/2023 1:53:59 PM PST · by Soul of the South · 4 replies
    The Carolina Journal ^ | January 2, 2023 | John Hood
    When Covid-19 first struck North Carolina nearly three years ago, Governor Roy Cooper responded with a series of executive orders that closed or limited the operations of schools, businesses, public amenities, and even churches. Cooper’s attempt to regulate worship services didn’t survive legal challenge, but most of his other pandemic policies stayed in place for quite a long time — and were often stricter than the policies enforced in nearby states. You may believe the governor’s approach was wise. . . .
  • What is the penalty/sanction/sentence when a Congressional Rep obstructs/denies/blocks your 1st amendment rights??

    01/09/2023 4:50:56 AM PST · by Steven Tyler · 20 replies
    NY post ^ | January 9 2023 | Steven Tyley
    How Democrat Adam Schiff abused his power to demand I be kicked off Twitter simply due to a personal vendetta. Question to Freepers: The gubmint and some "elected" Reps abuse and deny our Constitutional Rights. Under Law, what is the remedy for We the Citizen? Do we simply ignore Deep State edicts? How do we get them off our backs?
  • FLASHBACK: Rush Limbaugh makes the case for Article V convention of states (Part 1)

    01/07/2023 4:54:13 PM PST · by conservative98 · 87 replies
    Youtube ^ | Rush Limbaugh
    Rush Limbaugh spent his life advocating for liberty and defending the rights of American citizens. He encouraged his millions of followers to get involved in politics and make their voices heard at the local, state, and national levels. One of the ways he urged his listeners to get involved was by joining the Article V movement. But those who oppose the Founders' solution to federal overreach have launched a disinformation campaign attacking both Rush and Convention of States Action President Mark Meckler. In a recent post on social media, Montana State Senator Theresa Manzella claims that Mark lied about Rush's...
  • Can the Fourteenth Amendment Be Used to Protect Human Life Before Birth?

    01/07/2023 8:15:29 PM PST · by TBP · 25 replies
    The Heritage Foundation ^ | Thomas Jipping
    The Fourteenth Amendment protects the rights of “any person” to due process when a state deprives him or her of life, liberty, or property, and to the “equal protection of the laws.” By overruling Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court eliminated Roe’s deeply flawed holding that “the word ‘person,’ as used in the Fourteenth Amendment, does not include the unborn.” Since a sound case can be made that interpreting “person” to include all human beings is consistent with the Fourteenth Amendment’s original public meaning, Congress should do so for purposes of its power to enforce the Fourteenth Amendment. KEY TAKEAWAYS...
  • Fast Facts: The Second Amendment

    01/07/2023 6:40:23 PM PST · by TBP · 13 replies
    Daily Mojo Facebook Page ^ | February 21, 2018 | Doc Thompson
    The facts about the Second Amendment in a short video.
  • Judge Claims “Lack of Standing” in Second Amendment Public Transportation Case

    01/06/2023 6:07:52 AM PST · by marktwain · 25 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | January 4, 2022 | Dean Weingarten
    On June 30, 2022, four plaintiffs filed suit against the District of Columbia, claiming their right to bear arms, protected by the Second Amendment, is being violated by the District of Columbia’s ban on the carry of concealed weapons on public transportation in the district. The case cites the previous cases of Heller, McDonald, Caetano, Wrenn, and Palmer. The crux of the argument presented from the complaint is this: Under the Second Amendment, the District of Columbia retains the ability presumptively to regulate consistent with the nation’s historical tradition of firearms regulation the manner of carrying arms, including handguns, and...
  • Open Carry of Firearms is Strong, Protected, Political, Symbolic Speech

    01/05/2023 3:56:32 AM PST · by marktwain · 28 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | January 3, 2022 | Dean Weingarten
    The open carry of firearms is strong, protected, symbolic, and political speech. It sends a clear, specific political message: The power of government is limited by the Constitution.The government is not allowed to disarm free people who are peaceable. Symbolic political speech is protected by the First Amendment. From mtsu.edu:Symbolic speech consists of nonverbal, nonwritten forms of communication, such as flag burning, wearing arm bands, and burning of draft cards. It is generally protected by the First Amendment unless it causes a specific, direct threat to another individual or public order.The simple wearing or carrying of firearms is not a...
  • Judge rules elimination of cash bail in Illinois SAFE-T Act is unconstitutional

    12/29/2022 7:37:24 AM PST · by usconservative · 20 replies
    Wisconsin State Journal (Reprint from Chciago Tribune) ^ | 12/29/2022 | JEREMY GORNER AND MADELINE BUCKLEY
    A Kankakee County judge has found that a key provision of Illinois’ sweeping criminal justice law is unconstitutional, potentially rolling back a controversial measure that would eliminate the use of cash bail as of New Year’s Day, according to a copy of the judge’s ruling obtained by the Tribune.The judge’s ruling affects only the pretrial release provisions of the law, known as the SAFE-T ACT, leaving all other measures intact. Judge Thomas Cunnington is expected to file his ruling Thursday morning. Cunnington’s decision stems from a lawsuit filed by about 60 state’s attorneys across Illinois. The ruling states that Gov....
  • 'A lone Trump-appointed judge in Texas' should not have the ability to block student-loan forgiveness for millions of Americans, says a Democratic lawmaker introducing a bill to stop it from happening again

    12/29/2022 6:06:47 AM PST · by kiryandil · 55 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | December 27, 2022 | Ayelet Sheffey
    Rep. Mondaire Jones criticized GOP-appointed judges' abilities to issue nationwide injunctions. He referred to a Trump-appointed judge blocking student-debt relief for millions of Americans. His new bill would channel that authority to D.C. courts and the Supreme Court only. A Democratic lawmaker doesn't think conservative judges should have the power to halt Democratic policies for millions of Americans. Last week, New York Rep. Mondaire Jones penned an opinion piece criticizing Republican-appointed judges' "unrestrained use of nationwide injunctions" to block Democratic policies. For example, federal Texas Judge Mark Pittman — appointed by former President Donald Trump — ruled President Joe Biden's...
  • Amicus Briefs Filed to Defend Serial Number Gun Ban in Fourth Circuit

    12/29/2022 4:49:13 AM PST · by marktwain · 40 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | December 27, 2022 | Dean Weingarten
    In a previous article on AmmoLand, the West Virginia case was described where the federal ban on possession of a firearm with the serial number removed, was found to be unconstitutional. The case is USA v Randy Price. Serial numbers were never designed as a means of confiscating firearms. They have been subverted for that purpose.Demanding that firearms have serial numbers and that those numbers are not removed so that firearms can be linked to particular individuals is key to setting up a system for gun confiscation. Those who wish for an unarmed population understand this. They have marshaled vast...
  • U.S. Agrees To Send Ukraine One Unused Border Wall

    12/22/2022 2:32:19 PM PST · by DFG · 6 replies
    Babylon Bee ^ | 12/22/2022 | Babylon Bee
    U.S. — As a part of the $50 billion aid package being sent to Ukraine, Congress has also offered to throw in one $5 billion wall that's just lying around at the southern border not being used. "We have this wall that we're not using, I dunno, do you guys in Ukraine want it?" asked Senator Mitch McConnell during Zelensky's D.C. trip. "It's a pretty good wall. A little rusty, maybe, but it should help you secure your borders, which are the most important borders on earth. We don't believe in borders around here in Washington." McConnell finished speaking and...
  • The military duty to disobey

    12/18/2022 2:23:33 PM PST · by MtnClimber · 23 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 18 Dec, 2022 | Robert Arvay
    There is a well-known requirement in the United States armed forces that all who serve in it are required to obey the orders of their superior officers. This is only common sense. No military organization could long survive if those in it could choose which orders they would obey, and which to ignore. There is, however, an exception to this rule of obedience, and it has significant ramifications: no one is required to obey an illegal order, such as an order to clearly break the law. Indeed, there is an unofficial doctrine called the “duty to disobey.” This also is...
  • What If ... ?

    12/16/2022 4:02:55 PM PST · by CDR Kerchner · 223 replies
    The Post & Email ^ | 15 Jul 2022 | Joseph DeMaio
    (Dec. 15, 2022) — What if your humble servant were to reveal something here at The P&E which could, once and for all, put an end to “natural born Citizen” (“nbC”) debate raging in the comments sections of numerous posts here? What if recently-discovered “hard” evidence – in the form of a letter from John Jay to David Brearley, Chairman of the “Committee on Postponed Matters” at the Constitutional Convention in 1787 – was produced? And what if that letter confirmed the intent of the Founders to rely on § 212 of Emmerich de Vattel’s treatise The Law of Nations...
  • On this day in history, Dec. 15, 1791, Bill of Rights ratified, codifying unique freedoms in new nation

    12/15/2022 3:23:15 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 11 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 15, 2022 12:02am EST | Kerry J. Byrne
    The first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution, collectively known as the Bill of Rights, were ratified following vigorous national debate on this day in history, Dec. 15, 1791. Their passage came 3½ years after the Constitution was enacted to become the framework of the national government on June 21, 1788. “A clash erupted over ratification [of the Constitution], with the Anti-Federalists opposing the creation of a strong national government and rejecting ratification and the Federalists advocating a strong union and adoption of the Constitution,” writes the Free Speech Center at Middle Tennessee State University. […] “A bill of rights...
  • BREAKING: Prominent attorneys are investigating whether Elon Musk lied on his application for U.S. citizenship.

    12/14/2022 10:57:20 AM PST · by Macho MAGA Man · 191 replies
    Erica Marsh on Twitter ^ | December 13, 2022 | Erica Marsh
    Erica Marsh @ericareport BREAKING: Prominent attorneys are investigating whether Elon Musk lied on his application for U.S. citizenship.
  • Supreme Court Steps In With Huge Update On Landmark Election Case

    12/13/2022 4:08:58 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 40 replies
    Republic Brief ^ | 12/12/22 | Liza Carlisle
    Redrawing districts has played a part in the recent midterm elections, and questions as to how districts may be redrawn as well as other issues are about to begin to define the individual state’s rights when it comes to federal elections. Some districts across the country have grown and need to be realigned, but gerrymandering, or manipulating the boundaries of a constituency so as to favor one party, is a concern. Last week saw the debate in court, as North Carolina’s closely-watched election is underway before the U.S. Supreme Court. North Carolina legislative leaders are appealing a ruling from the...
  • Democrat Crime Policies Pave The Way For Destroying Constitutional Rights

    12/08/2022 4:23:50 AM PST · by MtnClimber · 13 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 8 Dec, 2022 | Frank Liberato
    The Democrats’ habit of encouraging criminal lawlessness is not merely intended to terrorize the population. Instead, by removing any accountability for lawless or destructive acts, leftists are making it possible for them to erase both the First and Second Amendments. Thus, by creating an environment in which it appears that the First and Second Amendments are destructive, they can justify prohibiting those rights. Elon Musk’s recent disclosure of the “Twitter papers” reveals little that we didn’t already know to be true about Twitter censoring conservatives and undermining elections at the behest of government agencies and officials. This behavior reveals unequivocally...