Right to Work Foundation attorneys argued purported recess appointments were invalid because Senate was not in recess
Washington, DC – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Friday struck down President Barack Obama’s controversial purported “recess appointments” to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).
National Right to Work Foundation staff attorneys filed an amicus curiae brief jointly with the Landmark Legal Foundation in the case, Noel Canning v. NLRB. Continue reading →
WASHINGTON – Congressman Steve Stockman (R-Texas 36th) released the following statement Monday afternoon:
“The White House’s recent announcement they will use executive orders and executive actions to infringe on our constitutionally-protected right to keep and bear arms is an unconstitutional and unconscionable attack on the very founding principles of this republic. Continue reading →
Washington, D.C. – Rep. Jose E. Serrano (D-NY-16), on Friday, January 4 introduced H.J. Res. 15 (House Joint Resolution) “Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to repeal the twenty-second article of amendment, thereby removing the limitation on the number of terms an individual may serve as President.”The Twenty-second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was proposed on March 24, 1947, and Continue reading →
Washington, DC – In a recent interview with Egyptian television, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg insulted the U.S. Constitution and advised Egypt to look somewhere else when drafting its own constitution. Justice Ginsburg was asked to give insight on this crucial topic for the post-Mubarak government but focused more on liberal human rights, rather than traditional American freedom.
When describing the nature of a constitution, Justice Ginsburg did appropriately recognize the importance of a constitution and the duty of the citizens to defend it. Justice Ginsburg did not, unfortunately, take her Continue reading →
National Center for Public Policy Research’s Horace Cooper Praises Ruling, Which Was Based on Fourth Amendment to U.S. Constitution
Washington, D.C. – National Center for Public Policy Research Adjunct Fellow Horace Cooper is praising the U.S. Supreme Court for its recent decision upholding the Fourth Amendment and limiting the ability of any government investigator to place GPS tracking devices on any American’s automobile without getting a warrant from a judge first.
The Fourth Amendment provides that “[t]he right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against Continue reading →
I have lived, Sir, a long time, and the longer I live, the more convincing proofs I see of this truth – that God Governs in the affairs of men. And if a sparrow cannot fall to the ground without His notice, is it probable that an empire can rise without His aid?
~Benjamin Franklin, excerpt from his speech to the Constitutional Convention, June 28, 1787 Continue reading →
View of Capitol Hill from the U.S. Supreme Court/Image via Wikipedia
by Tom DeWeese
As Americans become more frightened by the disastrous direction our government is taking, and more frustrated that elected representatives are not listening to them, the demand is growing for drastic action. In recent months the action most heard in state houses across the nation is a rising call for a new Constitutional Convention (Con Con). Continue reading →
The Federal, or as now more commonly known, Constitutional, Convention of 1787 was held in the Pennsylvania State House, now known as Independence Hall, in Philadelphia from May 14 to September 17, 1787. Continue reading →
Resolved, that the several states composing the United States of America, are not united on the principle of unlimited submission to their General Government; but that by compact under the style and title of a Constitution for the United States and of amendments thereto, they constituted a General Government for special purposes, delegated to that Government certain definite powers, reserving each state to itself, the residuary mass of right to their own self Government; and that whensoever the General Government assumes undelegated powers, its acts are unauthoritative, void, and of no force: