Category Archives: 1st Amendment

Schulz Begins Hunger Fast: Oath of Office, Rule of Law, Common Core, Civic Education at Stake

One Resolution seeks to stop Common Core on constitutional grounds and the other to restore proper civic education in NY State in all schools for all children as is required by an existing NY State Education Law, Sections 801/802. Continue reading

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North Carolina Senate Passes Bill Requiring Teaching of Founding Principles

North Carolina’s State Board of Education would require that students learn principles that were fundamental to the founding of the United States, if legislation now being considered in the Tar Heel State is enacted. Continue reading

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The Penman of the Revolution

In the liberty movement, we need less naysayers and more people like John Dickinson. Only then can we realize that the path to a free society is a painstaking and challenging one. We must follow Dickinson’s example, and contribute to the cause in ways that stretch beyond idle words. Continue reading

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The Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions: Guideposts of Limited Government

Ed. Note: This most excellent essay by William Watkins, Jr. was re-published at New York State Sovereignty in 2012. We thought it should be given renewed prominence, given the renewed activity in posts relating to the Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions … Continue reading

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U.S. Police Forces ‘Dangerously’ Militarized, Rights Group Says

Police SWAT teams are forcing their way into homes, often using explosive devices, simply to serve drug possession search warrants in tactics that a leading civil rights groups said on Tuesday treated civilians as wartime enemies. Continue reading

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Comrade Cuomo Issues Edict to Conservative New Yorkers: Get Outta Town

It is astounding that the American political party that touts itself as the champion of tolerance could be so intolerant of anyone holding or expressing an opposing view. Continue reading

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They’ll Never Take Our Freedom

Although the People may be bowed from time to time by the forces of tyranny, it is our indomitable Will and love of Liberty that always prevails. Continue reading

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The People Speak: Thomas Paine

“A constitution defines and limits the powers of the government it creates. It therefore follows, as a natural and also a logical result, that the governmental exercise of any power not authorized by the constitution is an assumed power, and therefore illegal.”
— Thomas Paine Continue reading

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Constitution Day: Reminding Our Elected Representatives to Exercise Their Power

Remind Washington to stop hiding behind themselves or limits that do not exist, to stop usurping the powers and rights of others, and to start exercising the powers that have been delegated to them. Continue reading

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New York DA Chooses Constitution Over SAFE Act

An upstate New York prosecutor told Human Events he will not go after an individual for a misdemeanor violation of the Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act, signed into law on Jan. 15, in an extraordinary two-minute-drill session of the state’s legislature. Continue reading

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