September 17th is the 233rd anniversary of our Constitution, and we hope you will join us in celebrating this magnificent document. This review of (actual) Constitutional history from the Acton Institute explains a largely ignored tact the Founders took to fight slavery. The “three fourths” law was a maneuver by Northern signers to reduce the political power of slave states. History only informs when all facts are revealed.
Liberals have made quick use of the coronavirus crisis to promote all manner of policy prescriptions that, under less dire circumstances, would be ignored or lamented by conservatives. The left’s latest gambit is the George Soros-backed vote-by-mail scheme, which promises an election cycle ripe for fraud.
ACRU Senior Fellow Hans von Spakovksy with Zack Smith writing for the Heritage Foundation notes the U.S. Supreme Court determined Americans do not have a right to vote by absentee ballot through the mail. But never mind all that, says Texas Judge Fred Biery. Judge Biery is widely known for his bias against religious freedom. Now he can also be famous for elevating his own biases against decisions made by our nation’s highest court.
10/25: ACRU Senior Fellow Kerri Toloczko explains why the left is trying to tear down our constitutional right to religious freedom with increasingly invasive policies.
10/9: America’s Founders did not put impeachment into the Constitution as a partisan tool to be used for overturning an election.
10/2: Presidential candidate Joe Biden's gun control plan ignores Constitutional rights to take guns from law-abiding gun owners.
9/17: ACRU Senior Fellow Kerri Toloczko honors Constitution Day by explaining how Founding Father Benjamin Franklin would react to the Left's current attempts at censorship in social media.
9/17: ACRU celebrates September 17th as Constitution Day with gratitude for the document that has protected our individual and economic liberty for over two hundred years.
8/13: The arbitrary, partisan use of impeachment represented by the Green resolution is at odds with the nature of impeachment as it was practiced in England and understood by those who drafted and ratified the Constitution.
8/7: ACRU Policy Board Member Hans von Spakovsky and Thomas Jipping explain the Constitutional criteria for impeaching the president, and why the current congress doesn't have the right to impeach the president.