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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."
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.
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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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
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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
May 18, 2018
By Jeff Reynolds
Possession of firearms by law-abiding citizens reduces crime and is key to deterring gun violence, a newly released report says.
May 16, 2018
By Ashley Herzog
Most Michigan voters support calling a convention to propose a constitutional amendment limiting federal spending and power, a new poll finds.
April 26, 2018
By Leo Pusateri
The South Carolina state Senate Committee on Medical Affairs approved a bill to join an interstate compact synchronizing licensing regulations governing emergency medical technicians (EMTs) with those of 12 other states.
March 9, 2018
By Lindsey Curnutte
The Arizona state Senate Commerce and Public Safety Committee is considering a bill to enter the state into an interstate compact prohibiting the “use of taxpayer dollars for private professional sports stadiums and facilities” in participating states.
March 8, 2018
By Christopher Talgo
Millennials, the largest generation in U.S. history, have been dealt a bad hand.
March 6, 2018
By Zachary Williams
The Maryland House of Delegates is considering a resolution calling on Congress to organize a national convention for drafting an amendment to the U.S. Constitution limiting terms in office.
February 13, 2018
By Kathy Hoekstra
A federal court in California ruled a 1908 U.S. Supreme Court decision that established federal lands, including Indian reservations, have a legal right to surface water, also applies to groundwater.
February 7, 2018
By Jeff Reynolds
The Alabama Legislature approved a resolution calling on Congress to organize a national convention for drafting an amendment to the U.S. Constitution limiting terms in office.
January 10, 2018
By Brandi Wielgopolski
A bill that would call on Congress to organize a national convention to draft an amendment to the U.S. Constitution is ready for consideration in the Kentucky Legislature.
December 14, 2017
By Joe Barnett
A federal court upheld the right of a New Mexico family of ranchers to access water on federal lands, determining the right dated back to the Territory of New Mexico.
December 3, 2017
By Jesse Hathaway
Neal Schuerer is executive director of Campaign Constitution, a nonprofit organization working with state elected officials and policy leaders to advance state-initiated constitutional reform. Schuerer previously served two terms in the Iowa state Senate.
November 29, 2017
This month marks the 250th anniversary of John Dickinson’s Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania — the landmark series of newspaper op-eds that laid out the colonial case against taxation without representation.
November 28, 2017
By Hayley Sledge
The Wisconsin State Legislature approved a joint resolution calling on Congress to convene a convention to draft a constitutional amendment requiring a balanced federal budget.
November 27, 2017
By Jeff Reynolds
As state legislators prepared for the 2018 legislative session, including 72 lawmakers from 19 states who attended the Balanced Budget Amendment (BBA) Planning Convention, former Democratic Party presidential candidate Hillary Clinton slammed the movement
November 27, 2017
By Herbert J. Walberg, Joseph Bast
The Heartland Institute announced the release of the fourth edition of The Patriot’s Toolbox,
November 17, 2017
By Nancy J. Thorner
As with every mass shooting, the mainstream media has been promoting the idea that Devin Patrick Kelly’s firearm was responsible for killing almost 30 people during a Sunday church service in Texas.
November 14, 2017
By Robert G. Holland
The huge dust-up over the protests of the American flag during the presentation of the national anthem by National Football League players has served to dramatize a massive deficiency in civics education in this nation.
November 9, 2017
By Christopher Talgo
Declining understanding of and respect for the Bill of Rights threatens to bring on the loss of our liberties.
October 31, 2017
By Michael McGrady
State legislatures returning to work in January include 72 lawmakers from 19 states who attended a September 2017 national planning session authorizing rules and procedures for an upcoming national amendment convention.
October 25, 2017
An environmental organization is asking a court to grant a river status as a "person" with the rights of personhood, thereby launching an attack on judicial fairness, the rule of law, and democracy.
October 3, 2017
A 2016 Colorado Democratic presidential elector who pledged to vote for Hillary Clinton is suing because the state removed him from his position after he voted for Ohio Gov. John Kasich instead. He joins two other electors with somewhat similar claims.
October 3, 2017
By Kevin Lundberg, Yvette Herrell, Stuart MacPhail
With a focus on balancing the monumental debt plaguing the United States, the states push for an amendment aimed at restoring federal fiscal restraint.
September 18, 2017
The idea of a convention of states such as the one scheduled for Phoenix, Arizona on September 12 may be unfamiliar to most people, but similar conventions have gathered throughout American history.
September 12, 2017
By Neal Schuerer, David L. Applegate, Dalia Marciukaityte, James V. Young
"This balanced budget amendment planning convention is the proper first step to inform and educate all Americans about the power granted to the states in Article V of the U.S. Constitution." - Neal Schuerer
September 11, 2017
Representatives of state legislatures from across the nation will converge in Phoenix, Arizona on Sept. 12 to participate in a traditional American institution called a “convention of states.” 
September 11, 2017
By David Guldenschuh
In ancient mythology, the phoenix was a symbol of rebirth. As its former life came to an end in a show of flames and spontaneous combustion, a newer, even better life was born from the ashes of its predecessor.
September 8, 2017
By Jeff Reynolds
Representatives of the Compact Commission of the Compact for a Balanced Budget, an interstate agency promoting a national constitutional amendment convention resolution, testified before the U.S. House of Representatives’ Judiciary Committee.
September 8, 2017
By S.M. Chavey
Arizona’s legislature will host a national planning session, authorizing rules and procedures for an upcoming future national amendment convention.
August 30, 2017
By Kenneth Artz
The Washington State Court of Appeals ruled the public’s interest in protecting the environment trumps the right to use one’s property.
August 25, 2017
By Kathy Hoekstra
The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) delivered a blow to a Wisconsin family and opened new questions about Fifth Amendment protections for private property throughout the nation.
August 14, 2017
By Kenneth Artz
The Trump administration is reviewing 27 national monuments, considering shrinking them in size and altering the activities allowed within their borders.
August 10, 2017
Conventions of states, and before Independence of colonies have met frequently over the past three centuries. A “Convention for proposing Amendments” held under the Constitution is a gathering of this type.
August 4, 2017
In the previous installment in this two-part series, I surveyed how the theory of “legal realism” came to displace the traditional views of law shared by Anglo-American attorneys and judges.
August 2, 2017
By Kathy Hoekstra
the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Department of the Army, and Army Corps of Engineers proposed a rule to rescind the controversial 2015 Waters of the United States rule.
July 27, 2017
By Arianna Wilkerson
The planning convention would lay the groundwork for an amendment convention in the future.
July 24, 2017
By David Guldenschuh
The federal government is incapable of fixing itself. Another mechanism is needed.
July 23, 2017
Whenever a court issues a highly publicized liberal activist decision, constitutionalists understandably become upset. They cast around for ways to stop this kind of overreaching.
July 23, 2017
By Brandi Wielgopolski
A joint resolution calling on Congress to convene a convention for drafting new constitutional limits on the federal government is moving through the Wisconsin State Legislature.
July 19, 2017
The idea of a balanced budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution (BBA) has been highly popular since the 1970s.
July 18, 2017
By Nancy J. Thorner
President Trump, in defending his use of Twitter, says "he’s redefining the American presidency, describing his use of social media as 'modern day presidential' and necessary to fight what he deems fake news."