Bill of Rights

Amid pandemic, be jealous of your liberties — and also don't be stupid

Editors, Washington Examiner

The United States is very far from the point of tyranny, but its citizens must tread carefully amid an increasingly, albeit sometimes necessarily sweeping government response to the spread of the coronavirus. Don't give up your constitutional rights, but be prepared to accept restrictions on other freedoms. There will even be drastic measures we would never tolerate in normal times — curfews, limitations of private business operations, etc. Not all freedoms are absolute. But, as things keep moving fast, citizens must always question by what authority given actions are being taken and be on guard that those actions do not outlive the coronavirus pandemic.

National Constitution Bee Announces $25,000 Scholarship for Winner of June 27 Event in Washington, D. C.

Our friends at the Star News Education Foundation announced on Thursday that the winner of the 2020 National Constitution Bee will receive a $25,000 scholarship. The second and third place finishers will receive scholarships of $5,000 and $2,000. The event will be held at the Phoenix Park Hotel in Washington, D.C. on June 27, 2020. Please read on to learn how your child or school can participate.

Democrats Want To Repeal The First And Second Amendments

Retired Supreme Court Associate Justice John Paul Stevens, a liberal appointed by establishment Republican President Gerald R. Ford, yesterday penned an op-ed in the New York Times calling for the repeal of the Second Amendment and the idea is embraced by the same progressives that just a few years ago wanted to change the First Amendment to limit free speech.

CIDs Dangerous Anti-Fourth Amendment Weapons of the Administrative State

Civil Investigative Demands have become weapons of the administrative state. They have even exceeded their New Deal origins, and have become perhaps the most dangerous institutionalized violation of the Bill of Rights.

Hillary’s Most Dangerous Statement During Debate #3

Hillary Clinton's one short statement posed as a question, “What kind of rights will Americans have?” sums-up what’s at stake in this election.

GWill: Sen. Dems Extremism Against Free Speech

George F. Will, Washington Post

Forty-eight members of the Dem. caucus attempted to do something never previously done: Amend the Bill of Rights. They tried to radically shrink 1st Amend. protection of political speech. They evidently think extremism in defense of the political class’s convenience is no vice.

A Must See Video from ThanksUSA

History isn't just memorizing facts and dates. Thinking about what the Constitution and Bill of Rights mean is what "Con Rap" from ThanksUSA's co-founders Rachel and Kelsi Okun is all about, and it's a great way to engage young people in the ideas of constitutional conservatism. Watch the video and judge for yourself here.