fifth amendment

First They Will Take Your Dogs, Then They Will Take Your Guns

Messing with an American's dogs and guns is a fast way to start a revolution, but that's just what may be in the offing if a ruling by a U.S. District Judge in Michigan becomes precedent.

Federal Bureaucrats Find ‘Superhighway’ Around 4th, 5th Amendments

The Daily Surge

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission officials recently used a warrant-less subpoena on a Texas-based grocery chain that fired an employee who failed a post-maternity leave physical fitness test, demanding the home addresses and Social Security numbers of every company employee.

Bundy Ranch: Another Ruby Ridge Avoided For Now

Through the increasing militarization of the civilian agencies of the federal government the very fundamental Fifth Amendment constitutional principle that no one may be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law is being slowly destroyed. It is time for We the People, to say “No more.”

Rand Paul Is Right About Building GOP

Michael Reagan, NewsMax

Paul he understands that to win, Republicans are going to have to reach out to independents and others who may have previously held negative views of the party.

A Federal Land Grab Averted

Jack Park, American Spectator

A fundamental right — the Fifth Amendment's requirement of “just compensation” for government takings — was vindicated, and a federal land grab averted in Brandt Revocable Trust v. United States.

Isn’t It Time To Arrest Lois Lerner?

Lois Lerner was not some innocent civic minded American walking down the street minding her own business that was ambushed by an oppressive government. She WAS the oppressive government.

From Our New “What Could Go Wrong” Department

Military robots and drones are becoming “smarter” and more autonomous. Until the scientific and technical geniuses behind the idea of autonomous armed drones also equip them with a foolproof “Constitution chip” Americans should oppose the deployment of such technology.

Did IRS' Lois Lerner Collude With Liberal AGs to Silence Conservatives?

The First Amendment and your right to privacy is under attack -- again. This time, liberal attorneys general for California and New York are violating the privacy of nonprofit organizations donors AND there's strong implications suggesting that they're colluding with the infamous (now "on leave-with-pay") head of IRS Exempt Organizations, Lois Lerner. The efforts to shut down this blatant abuse of power by leftists who want to strangle nonprofits' First Amendment rights are gaining momentum as more new information about Lerner’s collaboration with state officials comes to light. 

Free Speech Coalition: States Illegally Disclosing Donor Information

Liberal Attorneys General in New York and California are abusing their positions and violating the Constitution and federal law by collecting and disclosing donors to nonprofit organizations, potentially exposing them to harassment and bullying. Dick Dingman, and the Free Speech Coalition are demanding Congress put a stop to the practice.

Double Jeopardy and the Zimmerman Trial - Can He Be Tried All Over Again?

Derek Khanna quotes Georgetown Law Professor Randy Barnett on double jeopardy to argue that at the Founding there was thought to be little, if any, overlap between federal and state laws governing individuals. In light of the modern expansion of federal power, Khanna says 'twice put in jeopardy of life or limb' should be interpreted to mean what it says.

On a Foundation of These Principles

The principles of the Declaration of Independence -- the very principles of what it means to be America and to be an American -- cannot withstand unless we return to government governed by a paramount law.