Pardoning Arpaio, Trump preserves the Constitution

Opinion | Alan Keyes
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is joined onstage by Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio at a campaign rally in Marshalltown, Iowa, U.S. on January 26, 2016, after Arpaio endorsed Trump. REUTERS/Brian Snyder/File Photo

The US Constitution is not a suicide pact

University Of Colorado Regents Propose Course On Constitution, Civil Discourse

Education | Ian Miles Cheong
Immigrants take the oath of citizenship to the United States in the Great Hall of Ellis Island on September 16, 2016 in New York City. The ceremony marked Constitution and Citizenship Day, which is September 17. According to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), some 38,000 people nationwide are becoming American citizens in 240 ceremonies nationwide this week, the most of any period in 2016. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Graduates ignorant of civic literacy often resort to violence over words.

What Limits The Prerogatives Of Sovereign Power?

Opinion | Alan Keyes
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 26: A flag flys outside the U.S. Supreme Court after it was announced that the court will allow a limited version of President Donald Trump's travel ban to take effect June 26, 2017 in Washington, DC. The Supreme Court will consider the case of the president's power on immigration in the fall but in the meantime agreed to allow a limited ban on travelers from six mostly Muslim countries to take effect. (Photo by Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

Without reference to the creator, God, the premises of right and wrong having no authority.

Donald Trump Jr. Faces Nonsensical Attacks

Opinion | Ted Harvey

Our private citizens and the Constitution have become the victims of a political vendetta.

Our Rights Do Not Come From God

Opinion | David Benkof
Bill of Rights

What is the Biblical source for the search-and-seizure rule?

Mortgage Giant Challenges CFPB -- Elizabeth Warren's Pet Project -- Over Constitutionality

Opinion | John Ransom
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) delivers remarks during a news conference on the fifth anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act at the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center July 21, 2015 in Washington, DC. Before being elected to the U.S. Senate, Warren helped craft the legislation that created the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau which has helped return $10 billion to 17 million consumers since it was created in 2011. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Governmental oversight is a key bulwark against tyranny.

When "Free Speech" By Special Interests Tramples On The Rights Of Citizens

Opinion | John Pudner
Megaphone

Money spent by shady third-party groups for political attack ads should be limited.

Supporting And Defending the Constitution

Opinion | Scott Weiser
U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Judge Neil Gorsuch takes the judicial oath as President Donald Trump looks on during a ceremony in the Rose Garden at the White House April 10, 2017 in Washington, D.C. Earlier in the day Gorsuch, 49, was sworn in as the 113th Associate Justice in a private ceremony at the Supreme Court. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Nobody is more capable of protecting the republic than Neil Gorsuch.

Scalia Probably Favored An Amendment Convention -- But Does It Matter?

Opinion | Robert Natelson
US Supreme Court Justice Scalia sits in the audience at a National Italian American Foundation event in Washington

There is no reason to believe that Scalia was an expert in Article V.

The "Living Constitution" Is Dying: Long Live The Constitution

Opinion | Timothy Head
President Donald Trump watches as Justice Anthony Kennedy administers the oath of office to Neil Gorsuch as an associate justice of the US Supreme Court in the Rose Garden of the White House on April 10, 2017 in Washington, D.C. (Photo credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

If the Constitution’s meaning changes with fashion, it is meaningless.

Abandoning Originalism Is How We Got "Separate But Equal" In The First Place

Opinion | Frank Scaturro

The belief that the Constitution should change with the times enabled the injustice sanctioned by Plessy in the first place.

Stop The Bickering On Gorsuch

Opinion | Michael McGrady
Judge Neil Gorsuch (L) shakes hands with U.S. President Donald Trump as Gorsuch's wife Louise (R) applauds after President Trump nominated Gorsuch to be an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court at the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., January 31, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

He is a proven steward of constitutional rights and an upholder of the law.

The State Of The First Amendment

Opinion | Michael McGrady
Free speech, Shutterstock

Civil liberties and civil rights should complement each other, not conflict.

If Republicans Care About The Constitution, They Will Preserve The Senate's Role

Opinion | Michael Hammond
Democrats boycott meeting on Mnuchin nomination on Capitol Hill in Washington

If the Senate destroys its rules, the country could go the way of California.

Statistics: The Achilles Heel Of Arguments To Eliminate The Electoral College

Opinion | Jonathan Gilliam
Voters cast their votes during the U.S. presidential election in Elyria, Ohio, U.S. November 8, 2016. REUTERS/Aaron Josefczyk/File Photo

Liberals fail to take into account the the reasons behind the institution’s existence.

Thoughts Pertaining To The Present "Transition"

Opinion | Alan Keyes
(Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Americans should deeply ponder the possibility that its true character has not changed.

Paul Ryan Says Trump Will Restore Constitution, Separation Of Powers

Politics | Kevin Daley
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) speaks after being renominated to be House Speaker by the House Republican caucus on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., November 15, 2016. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Trump has expressed skepticism about key constitutional provisions

Court Rules To Keep 'In God We Trust' On Currency

US | Kevin Daley
A money counter counts 100 U.S dollar banknotes in Kiev, Ukraine, October 31, 2016. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

This wasn’t a hard question

Trump's Supreme Court Nominee Should Meet Two Criteria

Opinion | Bruce Ashford
FILE PHOTO -- A couple sit in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, U.S. on May 16, 2016. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

We must say “no constitutional adjudication without responsible interpretation.”