Common Core assignment makes sixth-graders SCRAP Bill of Rights amendments

Education | Eric Owens
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The ‘outdated’ Bill of Rights ‘may not remain in its current form any longer’

The year of the Constitution

Opinion | James Michael Pratt

Will 2011 be the year that America re-embraces the Constitution?

A patriot's pause

Opinion | Janine Turner and Cathy Gillespie

It’s time for Americans to educate themselves about, and commit themselves to, the U.S. Constitution.

Keeping the republic, celebrating the Constitution

Opinion | David Bobb

When the federal government resorts to using the possible loss of federal dollars to force the teaching of the Constitution, it does not bode well for the future of the republic.

Leftists love the Constitution - when it's applied to Muslims

Opinion | Robert Laurie

If the free speech and religious freedoms protected in First Amendment are suddenly so sacrosanct, why is it that Obama and his left-wing allies continuously push for a return of the fairness doctrine?

Dangers of (and to) liberty

Opinion | David Rittgers

If this legislation passes, it sets the stage for the government to preemptively bar someone from exercising any constitutional right because they are on a double-secret probation list. This is an on/off switch for the Bill of Rights.

SCOTUS gun ruling a prelude to bigger fights on individual rights

Feature:Opinion | Sen. Tom Coburn

Our founders didn’t create rule of law to protect individuals from the cruelties, inequalities and arbitrariness of capitalism but to protect individuals from the oppression of government. Monday’s decision was an important victory but it is a prelude to even greater struggles to protect the individual liberties and freedoms that built this country, but are disappearing before our eyes

God and guns

Opinion | Rep. Ted Poe

The most important right we have as Americans is the freedom of speech, and that includes the freedom of religion. It is first because without it, none of the rest would be possible. The right to bear arms is second because without it, we could not protect the first.

Second Amendment ruling highlights importance of Supreme Court

Feature:Opinion | Rep. Paul Broun

The Court’s affirmation that Americans in all 50 states have the right to bear arms is reason for celebration; however, this is just one skirmish in the battle. Confirming justices who will uphold our basic rights is the next

Reactions to McDonald v. City of Chicago ruling - TheDC

Politics | Pat McMahon

The Supreme Court ruled today to extend gun ownership rights across the country

Markets and morals

Opinion | Ken Blackwell

When human rights are denied by government, destructive forces are unleashed against free markets as well

When ‘No’ means ‘Yes’ to freedom in the Constitution

Opinion | James Michael Pratt

Given daily revelations about the public and private corruption, lies, mocking of our sacred charter of liberty, what does that say about us who elects these caretakers of precious freedoms?

A Challenge to the Tea Party: Amend the Constitution

Opinion | Will Haun and Chris Palko

We suggest that developing a grassroots network to adopt three constitutional amendments that would regain permanent control of the federal government

Call to action for a Constitutional Convention

Opinion | Darin Selnick

we the people have a choice to make either continue to just talk and do nothing, or do something about fixing our country by taking action and having an Article V convention

Lessons from the anti-federalists

Opinion | Elliot Engstrom

If we really want governments that represent us and do so in a just way, we must keep them as close to home as possible. At the moment, it seems there is still some hope of doing this via the electoral process, as many localist candidates are entering political races all over the country.

Democrats propose constitutional amendment to ban free speech for corporations

Politics | Alex Pappas

Democrats in Congress want to amend the U.S. Constitution to say free speech does not extend to corporations in response to the Supreme Court’s decision allowing freer corporate spending in political campaigns