Constitution

Hirono Makes Bizarre Argument Against Originalist Court Nominee

'You would not allow women and blacks to vote because that was not in the Constitution when it was ratified'

Sen. Mazie Hirono (D., Hawaii) attacked a judicial nominee Wednesday, charging that he would rule against suffrage for blacks and women if a hypothetical U.S. Constitution banned them from voting.

MSNBC Analyst Suggests U.S. Should Ban Hate Speech

Richard Stengel calls failure to outlaw hate speech a 'design flaw' in First Amendment

MSNBC political analyst and former Obama administration official Richard Stengel argued that America needs to outlaw hateful speech, including Koran burning.

No, Kavanaugh Cannot Be Removed From Office Without Impeachment

Anti-Kavanaugh left throwing everything at the wall to see what will stick

Liberals are united in their desire to remove Justice Brett Kavanaugh from the Supreme Court. They are united in the belief they can do so without using existing impeachment protocols. They are now divided into three different camps over how best to achieve that goal.

San Francisco’s Anti-NRA Stunt Isn’t Just Misguided, It’s Unconstitutional

Punishing businesses that associate with the NRA is a form of unconstitutional viewpoint discrimination.

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors stirred controversy after labeling the National Rifle Association a "domestic terrorist organization" in a resolution. That language is more tiresome and lame than it is actually dangerous. Law enforcement officers in San Francisco and elsewhere will just roll their eyes and focus on targeting actual terrorists.

No, The Atlantic, You Can’t Reapportion the Senate With an Act of Congress

U.S. Capitol

A Wednesday op-ed in the Atlantic by Warton School professor Eric W. Orts claims the current trendy liberal constitutional gripe—the disproportionality of the U.S. Senate—can be fixed with one easy law. All you have to do is pass one statute and big states like California can have twelve senators and small states like Vermont only one. This constitutional shortcut has been hitherto undiscovered, but journalists on Twitter declared it a “fascinating argument,” “so good and reasonable,” and perhaps less charitably, “some real galaxy brain shit but I dig it.”