A new report has revealed how vulnerable voting by mail can be. It should alarm all who are pushing for all-mail elections: Based on federal data from the U.S. Election Assistance Commission, millions of mail ballots were never counted as completed votes.
A federal district court judge has taught Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly (a Democrat) a valuable lesson: The COVID-19 pandemic does not give her the right to suspend the First Amendment right of Kansans to practice their religious beliefs. Several other state and local officials should take heed, too. Kelly signed a series of executive orders restricting public and private activities due to the COVID-19 crisis. On April 7, she issued Executive Order 20-18, prohibiting “mass gatherings” of more than 10 people in a confined or enclosed space. Violators were subject to up to a year in prison, a $2,500 fine, or both.
10/27: ACRU Policy Board Member Hans von Spakovsky explains why the Supreme Court was right to rule that political redistricting is constitutional.
9/22: ACRU Policy Board Member Hans von Spakovsky explains why the state of California's new law requiring presidential candidates to provide tax returns before qualifying to appear on the ballot is a partisan attack and frivolous.
9/12: ACRU Policy Board Member Hans von Spakovsky reports on how Democratic Federal Election Commission chairwoman Ellen Weintraub is planning to use the board's regulatory power to hamper free speech from Republicans.
8/30: ACRU Policy Board Member Hans von Spakovsky explains how sanctuary cities protect criminal illegal aliens.
8/23: ACRU Policy Board Member Hans von Spakovsky and ACRU Policy Board Member J. Christian Adams explain why ranked-choice voting creates false majorities and unfair election outcomes.
8/21: ACRU Policy Board Member Hans von Spakovsky examines what happens when illegal alien crime isn't taken seriously by American cities.
8/18: ACRU Policy Board Member Hans von Spakovsky outlines why election integrity is essential to free elections and how to keep our elections safe.
8/16: ACRU Policy Board Member Hans von Spakovsky and Thomas Jipping report on five Democratic senators threatening the Supreme Court with political retaliation if it doesn't rule against Second Amendment rights.