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The Federal Courts Have Become Political, as Judge Kavanaugh’s Confirmation Hearing Made Clear

by Diane Rufino, Sept. 22, 2018 The United States is a constitutional republic.  It is not a democracy, as most people believe. A “republic” is a form of government in which supreme power is held by the people and their … Continue reading

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OBERGEFELL v. HODGES: An Example of the Very Real Tendency of the Federal Courts to Render Unconstitutional Opinions

Photo credit:  Photo is from FreakingNews.com) by Diane Rufino, March 26, 2018 We are all used to the accusations that a certain Executive Action is unconstitutional or a federal law is unconstitutional, and we are used to challenges to them … Continue reading

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INTERPOSITION: The Duty to Say “NO!”

by Diane Rufino, January 25, 2018 The word Interposition means “to place between; cause to intervene.” In the context of the Constitution and the system of government it has established in this country, interposition is the doctrine that says that … Continue reading

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TITAN v. TITAN: President Trump and the Federal Courts Face Off Over the Temporary Travel Ban

by Diane Rufino, February 6, 2017 On January 27, President Donald Trump issued an Executive Order titled “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States” which provides a 90-day suspension of entry into the United States for … Continue reading

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Nullify Now! Coming to Raleigh, NC

        by Diane Rufino The NC Tenth Amendment Center is organizing a Nullify Now! Rally in Raleigh this fall. Nullify Now! is a national tour, sponsored by the Tenth Amendment Center and Foundation for a Free Society, to … Continue reading

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The Constitutionality of Federal Gun Control Laws

    by Diane Rufino On January 16, 2013, President Obama signed 23 Executive Orders which he claimed are aimed at reducing gun violence.  Now begins the initiative to bring his comprehensive gun control scheme to Congress. The cornerstone of … Continue reading

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