Tag: Constitution

Read the Bills Amendment

The following text is borrowed from Downsize DC, and I agree with it. I’d like to add to it, though. Let’s make it a constitutional amendment! Downsize DC suggests an amendment as a response to a court challenge of the act. I say skip the BS and go straight for the good stuff. What do […]

Fighting Fire With Fanaticism

Stop Congress from Amending the Constitution to Limit Free Speech Urge your Members of Congress to Oppose the Flag Desecration Amendment! For more than a decade, numerous members of Congress have tried to amend — with seemingly endless resources — the U.S. Constitution to give the government the power to prohibit the physical desecration of …

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Undue Burden?

Limitation on freedoms is not a new concept. Speech is, on the whole, free, but there are some utterances that can get you in trouble with the law. Shouting “Fire!” in a crowded theater or joking about shooting the president are good examples. In other words, there is legal precedent for placing limitations on constitutional …

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To Amend or Not to Amend?

I heard a caller on the Marty Minto Show today say something on the line of, “If we leave homosexual marriage to the states, the liberal state governments will screw it up.”This, to me, seems to miss the whole point of the question. It would be an abuse of the U.S. Constitution and contrary to …

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Civil Liberties

I don’t always agree with the ACLU, but here are a few causes of theirs I support. Support Oversight of the Secret FISA Court "Under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (most commonly known as FISA), a secret intelligence court was created to authorize government wiretaps in foreign intelligence investigations. Since its initial enactment, FISA has …

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