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July 13, 2022
Heartland/Rasmussen Poll: Majority of Democrats Believe Constitution Is ‘Rooted in Racism’ and ‘Sexist’
"The Constitution has served as the bedrock for liberty in America for more than 230 years. To see these poll results, where half of Democrats want to see the Constitution ‘mostly or completely rewritten,’ is disheartening."
Law
May 12, 2022
The Leak, the Leaker, Law, Politics and Extortion
There have been times, most notably with the Roe v Wade case, where the holding was leaked but there are no prior cases where an entire draft opinion was leaked.
Law
December 28, 2021
Ten is the Loneliest Number
You may wonder what is meant by the title of this article but that will become clear as you read.
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Government & Politics
December 16, 2020
Guessing SCOTUS: Do Rulings Depend on What Roberts Has for Breakfast Each Day?
To foster said legal atmosphere – and it is critically important for the Court and the country we do so – the Court must defend Intellectual Property (IP) from its very many thieves
Government & Politics
November 16, 2020
Secret, Anti-Constitutional Wars? The Deep State Defense Department Is Out of Control
The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists
Government & Politics
October 14, 2020
Celebrating the Arrival of Ludwig von Mises in America
Mises had understood the political and ideological currents present in Central Europe already in the 1920s and better than many others

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Constitutional Reform
July 13, 2022
By Justin Haskins, Christopher Talgo, Donald Kendal, Jack McPherrin, Jim Lakely
"The Constitution has served as the bedrock for liberty in America for more than 230 years. To see these poll results, where half of Democrats want to see the Constitution ‘mostly or completely rewritten,’ is disheartening."
May 12, 2022
By Paul Fisher
There have been times, most notably with the Roe v Wade case, where the holding was leaked but there are no prior cases where an entire draft opinion was leaked.
December 28, 2021
By Paul Fisher
You may wonder what is meant by the title of this article but that will become clear as you read.
December 16, 2020
By Seton Motley
To foster said legal atmosphere – and it is critically important for the Court and the country we do so – the Court must defend Intellectual Property (IP) from its very many thieves
November 16, 2020
By Seton Motley
The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists
October 14, 2020
By Richard Ebeling
Mises had understood the political and ideological currents present in Central Europe already in the 1920s and better than many others
October 7, 2020
By Richard Ebeling
The 1960s song, “If I Ruled the World,” captures the premises and presumptions of those who want to remake society in their own collectivist images
August 18, 2020
By Richard Ebeling
The ideas and ideals of classical liberalism have been and remain the only lasting answers to ending the real social and cultural ills that continue to plague parts of humanity around the world.
August 17, 2020
By Seton Motley
Trump’s consistent fealty to constitutional jurists – and McConnell’s prioritization of getting them confirmed – is paying huge dividends all across the country.
March 27, 2020
By Seton Motley
As we know, the Left doesn’t give a rat’s posterior about the Constitution.
March 25, 2020
By Frank Keeney
Frank W. Keeney explains how inserting Article V into the constitution was an act of humility.
March 17, 2020
By Ashley Herzog
The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether to strike down a New York City law that prevents residents from transporting firearms outside of their residences.
March 10, 2020
By Duggan Flanakin
The State of Louisiana, along with some landowners and boutique retailers, are suing California to prevent a decades-old law banning the importation and sale of alligator and crocodile products in the state from finally coming into effect.
February 10, 2020
By Frank Keeney
Calling an for an open constitutional convention is much easier, more efficient, and holds the promise of better results than a limited-agenda one.
January 27, 2020
By Christopher Talgo
Governors like Ralph Northam detest the Second Amendment because the Second Amendment is the ultimate form of self-reliance: self-protection.
January 8, 2020
By Dr. William J. Murphy
The McGahn case again illustrates how civil enforcement actions are plagued by prolonged litigation and procedural delays that render them unsuitable for achieving prompt and effective oversight actions.
December 17, 2019
By Ray Carter
OCPA has become a trusted source for fact-based public policy analysis in the Sooner State, fighting for free-market principles and greater opportunity.
November 1, 2019
By Ashley Bateman
"In Louisiana and 29 other states, those who practice law are being denied their First Amendment rights not to speak, not to associate with a group against their will, and not to pay for others’ political advocacy.”
October 1, 2019
By Trent England
Under the Electoral College system, presidential elections are decentralized, taking place in the states.
September 27, 2019
By Ashley Bateman
The law places Colorado in a compact of states that pledge to award all their electoral votes to whichever presidential candidate receives a majority of the NPV.
September 17, 2019
By Joe Barnett
Congress just gave us 1.7 trillion more reasons why a Convention of States could be our last, best hope to stop the out-of-control, debt-financed federal spending machine.
August 20, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
The Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling opens the federal courts to property owners seeking “just compensation” under the Fifth Amendment for the taking of their property by government for a public
July 9, 2019
By Owen Macaulay
The state’s Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights (TABOR) requires the state and local governments to refund excess revenues to residents.
July 3, 2019
By Frank Keeney
Article V of the Constitution provides two methods of amendment.
June 18, 2019
By Frank Keeney
Today our federal government is gridlocked, dysfunctional, and in desperate need of repair.
June 15, 2019
By Nolan Ryan, Ashley Herzog
A proposed agreement among states would throw their votes in the Electoral College to the presidential candidate winning the popular vote nationally.
June 11, 2019
By Frank Keeney
We know that any proposal for change, including reforms, will meet with opposition. 
June 4, 2019
By Frank Keeney
When one reviews the culture of the American colonies in the late 18th century and compares it to the United States today, it is surprising that the Constitution that was ratified in 1788 is still largely intact and our republic has survived.
May 31, 2019
By Seton Motley
Impeaching judges is serious.  
February 15, 2019
By Joe Barnett
Voters in Washington State approved a ballot measure that imposes restrictions on firearms ownership, including raising the minimum age to purchase semiautomatic rifles from 18 to 21 years.
February 13, 2019
By Joe Barnett
Can Oakland County confiscate a citizen’s personal property for $8.41 in unpaid taxes? This question will likely be answered by the Michigan Supreme Court later this year.
February 6, 2019
By Sarah Quinlan
Arizona voters approved an amendment to the state constitution in November that prohibits the state and local governments from taxing personal or financial services.
January 29, 2019
By Joe Barnett
The court’s decision reversed its own 2015 ruling that the textbook lending program was unconstitutional
January 24, 2019
By Joe Barnett
The Montana Supreme Court ruled the state’s education tax credit program unconstitutional
November 27, 2018
By Joe Barnett
Coloradans rejected income tax raises and broadened takings compensation
October 6, 2018
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Peter Ferrara, David L. Applegate, Bradley A. Smith, Stephen B. Presser, Neal Schuerer, David Shestokas
"Welcome to the court, Justice Kavanaugh." - Heartland Institute President Tim Huelskamp
August 14, 2018
By Brandon Best
Florida voters will decide in November whether to approve the creation of a constitutional requirement making it more difficult to raise taxes.
July 25, 2018
By Ashley Herzog
Cole County, Missouri Circuit Court Judge Jon Beetem dismissed a lawsuit challenging the General Assembly’s May 2017 approval of a resolution calling on Congress to convene an convention drafting an amendment to impose federal fiscal restraints.
June 12, 2018
By Ashley Herzog
The Missouri General Assembly approved a resolution calling on Congress to organize a national convention for drafting an amendment to the U.S. Constitution to set a limit on the number of terms that a person may be elected to Congress.
May 30, 2018
By Kenneth Artz
The United States Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case concerning the forced provision of public access to private property in rural eastern Pennsylvania that could have a profound impact on property rights across the nation.