Constitution

Warning from a Republican: ‘A very large portion of my party, really doesn’t believe in the Constitution’

Warning from a Republican: ‘A very large portion of my party, really doesn’t believe in the Constitution’

This casting aside of the foundational principles of the Constitution is the other critical buttressing element in achieving democratic backsliding.

9 months ago

Mitch McConnell And Senate Republicans Hide Instead Of Condemning Trump’s Attack On The Constitution

Senate Republicans are being asked to condemn Trump's attack on the Constitution and they are refusing.

2 years ago

Federal Court Rules Trump Violated the Constitution’s Emoluments Clauses

The Richmond, Virginia-based Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that President Donald Trump violated the Constitution's emoluments clauses. The…

4 years ago

Trump Complained That The Constitution Is Too Hard To Read

President Donald Trump has complained that the United States Constitution is too hard for him to read because it is…

4 years ago

Opinion: William Barr Foments the Growing Defiance of Democracy

Speaking before the Ohio Women’s Republican Club in Wheeling, West Virginia in February of 1950, Wisconsin Republican Senator Joseph McCarthy…

5 years ago

Opinion: Does Democracy Mean The People Can Elect A Criminal?

After last Thursday’s House vote to advance the inquiry into the impeachment of President Donald Trump, Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA)…

5 years ago

Trump’s Language Makes Our Wise Founding Leaders Sound like Wise Guys

In short, the danger in Trump’s language is that, for the surprisingly impressionable national audience, he degrades our democratic processes…

5 years ago

Trump Goes On Tirade Attacking The Constitution And Demands The Power To Throw Immigrants Out

Trump went on a tirade against the Constitution where he declared America his property and demanded the power to throw…

6 years ago

Bill Nye Brilliantly Quotes The Constitution To Prove That Trump Must Act On Climate Change

"It's in the U.S. Constitution, Article 1, Section 8, to promote the progress of science and useful arts."

7 years ago

Opinion: Texas GOP Bill Allows Officials to Refuse Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

"Texas Senate has no problem with taxpayer-funded discrimination against virtually anyone who doesn't meet a public official's personal [religious] standards."

7 years ago

Opinion: Trump Unleashes Hell By Rescinding Transgender Kids’ Protection

By following evangelical preachers’ edict to legalize discrimination against school-age children, Trump unleashed his theocrats and set a dangerous precedent.

7 years ago

Jeff Sessions Threatened With Lawsuit Just Minutes After Senate Confirmation

The ACLU continues to be on the front lines in the battle to resist the new administration.

7 years ago

Opinion: Lock Him Up – Virginia Seeks Contempt of Court Charge Against Trump

"When federal judges rule, government officials – up to and including the president – are supposed to obey or risk…

7 years ago

Opinion: Muslim Ban Protecting Trump Profits Is Impeachable Offense

Three Muslim nations Trump exempted from his ban on Muslims have Americans’ blood on their hands but he profits by…

7 years ago

Opinion: Trump Creates a Constitutional Crisis With Muslim Ban

Trump’s order includes the flagrantly unconstitutional detention of perfectly legal immigrants whose only crime is their national origin and religion.

7 years ago

Vice President Mike Pence Wants the Bible Taught As Science

The evangelical fundamentalists, all 13.2 percent of them, are appealing to vice president-elect Pence by petition and demanding that he,…

7 years ago

Trump Surrogate Still Promoting Prison for Journalists

Trump routinely made vague proposals to limit basic elements of press and internet freedom. His intent and disregard for the…

8 years ago

National Security Threatened By Religious Amendment In Defense Spending Bill

The Defense Authorization bill should be about making our country safe; not about codifying evangelical Republican hatred and intolerance.

8 years ago

It’s Time To Expel Senate Republicans For Violating the Constitution

"If Hillary Clinton becomes president, I am going to do everything I can to make sure four years from now,…

8 years ago

Trump Ally Sheriff Joe Arpaio Is Facing Federal Criminal Contempt Charges

“There is also probable cause to believe that many, if not all, of the statements were made to obstruct any…

8 years ago

GOP Platform’s Hideous Plan to “Rebirth” the Constitution

"If God-given natural rights come in conflict with government, court, or human-granted rights, God-given natural rights always prevail."

8 years ago

Republicans Amend Defense Bill With A Federal North Carolina Anti-LGBT Measure

This amendment authorizes taxpayer-funded discrimination; no taxpayer should be discriminated against because he or she is the ‘wrong’ religion."

8 years ago

David Barton Says if You Don’t Believe in the Bible, You Don’t Believe in the Constitution

"The fervency with which someone follows their religious faith, a biblical faith, is nearly always a direct indicator of how…

8 years ago

Two More GOP States Pass Laws Nullifying the Constitution

Religious Republicans passed unconstitutional legislation denying a wide swathe of the population their constitutional rights.

8 years ago

GOP Tyranny As Brownback’s GOP On the Verge Of Nullifying Kansas’ Judiciary

Brownback's new ploy would make it possible for the Republican legislature to impeach any judge who goes against Republican dogma

8 years ago

President Obama’s Brilliant Religious Freedom Speech Lost On Religious Republicans

Some may argue that evangelicals lack any humanity, because if they did they would not be driven by inhumanity toward…

8 years ago

Bush-Appointed Judge Forces Kentucky Taxpayers To Fund An Evangelical Ministry

Kentucky taxpayers are being "compelled" to spend at least $18 million to build and support the Answers in Genesis Noah's…

8 years ago

It’s Indisputable – Republicans Hate America’s Democracy And Its Constitution

Over the past 7 years, Republicans have shown interest in eliminating parts of the Constitution that prevent them from ruling…

8 years ago

Oregon Sheriff Offers To Aid Bundy Insurgency Escape Justice, Gets Lectured on Constitution

Sheriff Ward told Ammon Bundy he'd provide the armed criminals with adequate protection and safe escort out of state without…

8 years ago

Constitutional Dunce Scalia Needs To Be In An Asylum, Not SCOTUS

Scalia may have surpassed charlatans like David Barton in an attempt to "establish Christianity" as the nation's state religion

8 years ago

Republicans Only Have Religious Freedom Because The Founders Created A Secular Nation

If these evangelicals in the Republican ranks had even the slightest clue how fortunate they are to live in a…

8 years ago

It Is Time To Prosecute Republicans For Violating the U.S. Constitution

Republicans not only have no intent in fulfilling their oath of office, they may have no idea what they are…

9 years ago

Breaking News To Evangelicals: God’s Law Does Not Supersede the U.S. Constitution

It may come as a shock to Kim Davis that in America there is no higher authority than the Constitution,…

9 years ago

Colorado Supreme Court Rules Using Public School Money For Private Religious Instruction is Unconstitutional

The poor performance of deliberately underfunded public schools allows legislators to siphon off funds to religious institutions in the name…

9 years ago

It Is Time For Americans To Declare Their Independence From GOP Religious Oligarchy

Americans should take time today to reflect on just how far the nation has drifted from the Founders' "we the…

9 years ago

Michigan And North Carolina Republicans Enact Un-Constitutional Theocratic Laws

Today, more so than at any time in the nation's history, evangelical Republicans are on a crusade to base the…

9 years ago

Ku Klux Klan Joins Alabama’s Religious War on Equality and the Constitution

Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, Roy Moore, has made headlines lately by elevating the bible over the Constitution…

9 years ago

The Republican Passed Keystone Pipeline Bill Violates The Constitution

Every one of the Koch Republicans, and their oily Democratic cohorts, who voted to approve a State Department construction permit…

9 years ago

In 2014 America Abandoned Its Constitution And Devolved Into a Fascist Theocracy

Republicans in state after state spent the past year hastily passing legislation abolishing other Americans' 14th Amendment rights

9 years ago

Republican Kasich Forces Public Schools To Partner with Religion Or Lose Taxpayer Funding

Ohio Governor John Kasich made that "religious extremist duty" mandatory in Ohio. Kasich issued a statement through a spokesman informing…

10 years ago

President Obama Single-Handedly Protects Americans’ Health and Combats Climate Change

Now, every Republican and related conservative is under the illusion that providing for the general welfare means providing for the…

10 years ago

Right-Wing Justice Scalia is Crusading to Establish Religion by Constitutional Fiat

Koch and Vatican surrogate Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia delivered a judicial sermon at Colorado Christian University and informed 400…

10 years ago

The Right’s Push to Deny Birth Control Is All About Controlling Women

The inspiration for Hobby Lobby, and 71 other "religious" corporations, to sue for a religious exemption of the contraception mandate…

10 years ago

Kansas Republicans Violate The Constitution By Passing Anti-Gay Segregation Law

The Kansas House of Representatives has overwhelmingly passed a piece of legislation crafted to legalize anti-gay segregation under the guise…

10 years ago

The Supreme Court Joins The Right Wing Attempt to Replace the Constitution With the Bible

The Supreme Court is likely not done facilitating theocratic tyranny or disabusing the people from their 1st and 14th Amendment…

10 years ago

MSNBC Helped Sarah Palin Muzzle the 1st Amendment By Not Supporting Martin Bashir

What MSNBC accomplished by not supporting Bashir's 1st Amendment right was to muzzle and pre-censor the rest of the network's…

11 years ago

Treasonous Republicans Warp the Constitution To Justify Nullifying Federal Laws

Republicans persistently claimed they, and only they, adhere to the constitution regardless they routinely disregard or misrepresent the document to…

11 years ago

Republicans Go On a Nationwide Rampage Of Eliminating Laws That Protect Americans

Republicans are on a tear to disable the federal government's ability to serve the people much like Republican-controlled states like…

11 years ago

Republicans Use Their Power to Establish State Religion and Steal Individual Rights

There are those who say the mood of the nation toward gays and women's rights are changing for the better,…

11 years ago

Franklin Graham Says Election Day 2012 is America’s Last Call

Not only has God decided Mormonism is not a cult, but that former heretic Mitt Romney is his last true…

12 years ago

Supreme Court Ready to Violate the Constitution Again With Obamacare Ruling

The Supreme Court cannot compel the president to eliminate or rewrite Obamacare. Doing so would violate the Constitution.

12 years ago

The Best Supreme Court Money Can Buy Will Support Corporate Oligarchs on Health Care

The conservative justices want to kill the ACA. If they do, it will mark the beginning of the end for…

12 years ago

Rick Santorum Attends Event Telling All Non-Christians To Get Out Of America

Rick Santorum attended an event in Louisiana where renowned hate-monger Dennis Terry unleashed a vitriolic hate-fest aimed at gays, Muslims,…

12 years ago

Georgia Attempts To Restart The Civil War With Bill To Nullify Federal Laws

There are Americans who dearly want to repeat the Civil War experience and in Georgia, Republican legislators took the first…

12 years ago

House GOP Humors the Tea Party with an Empty Constitutional Gesture

The reality is that the new rule requiring constitutional endorsement for legislation is a symbolic means to appease the tea…

13 years ago

The GOP’s Anti-Constitutional Amendment

Now some Republicans are proposing a constitutional amendment that would permit the states to ignore the Constitution by voting to…

13 years ago

The U.S. Army – Instrument of Holy War

The Army's Comprehensive Soldier Fitness Program makes an unconstitutional requirement of spiritual fitness for American soldiers as well as physical…

13 years ago

Civil Liberties Not Part of the Republican Plan for America

Jeff Sessions denounced ACLU DNA on the Senate floor, and with it, the very idea of the civil liberties the…

13 years ago

Iowa Case Shows GOP Doesn’t Really Believe in States’ Rights

GOP opposition to big federal government and support of states' rights is a reaction to loss of control and does…

14 years ago

Dismantling Democracy One Disenfranchised Voter at a Time

One of the main themes from conservatives is to follow the Constitution strictly, and in fact, every civil servant and…

14 years ago

The Sacred Band – Thebes’ Honor and America’s Shame

At battle's end, Phillip looked upon the dead of the Sacred Band and said, “Perish any man who suspects that…

14 years ago

American Pariah: Why the Founding Fathers Would Reject the GOP

Republican lawmakers, pundits, and Tea Party patriots all claim a desire to return to the Founding Father’s view of America…

14 years ago

Debunked: 5 Tea Party Patriot Myths About the Constitution

In a recent issue of The Atlantic, Garrett Epps an article titled "All Patriots 'Know' that Moses Wrote the Constitution."…

14 years ago

The Tea Party Disconnect

How did American politics come to be about taking rights away from people when the founding of our country was…

14 years ago

The War on Liberty

Liberty stands for human rights and freedoms. It was appreciation of America's embrace of liberty that brought Lady Liberty to…

14 years ago

In the USA it is Irrelevant Whose Side God is On

Conservative columnist Michael Medved believes that God is on the side of the Republicans, but misses the point that whose…

14 years ago

The Conservative Love Hate Relationship With the Constitution

While endlessly professing their undying love for all things constitutional, the document, the Founding Fathers, strict constructionist judges, conservatives also…

14 years ago