Why Was Obama's Purple Heart 'Pen' MIA?

By |2015-02-11T13:41:34-05:00February 11th, 2015|

Despite repeated pleas from the victims, Obama refused to award the Purple Heart with its significant benefits to the soldiers wounded or killed by the self-professed “soldier of Allah,” Army Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan.

Obama vs. Us

By |2023-03-10T08:04:37-05:00November 19th, 2014|

Obama has used executive orders to change the law on several occasions. Ask yourself whether our Constitution permits the president to unilaterally change a law enacted by Congress.

Impeaching the Truth

By |2014-08-05T16:10:01-04:00August 5th, 2014|

All this talk of Republicans being on the verge of impeaching President Obama is nonsense, stoked by Democrats whipping up their base.

ACRU: Obama's 'Julius Caesar Option' Usurps Legislative Power

By |2013-12-18T10:56:46-05:00December 18th, 2013|

EPA Has No Authority to Issue ‘Greenhouse Gas’ Rules that Congress Refused to Enact, Supreme Court Brief Says

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Dec. 18, 2013) — Under President Obama, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is violating the Constitution’s clear separation of powers by issuing “greenhouse gas” emission regulations that Congress explicitly rejected, the American Civil Rights Union argues in a brief filed Dec. 16 at the U.S. Supreme Court.

Written by ACRU General Counsel Peter Ferrara, the brief in Utility Air Regulatory Group v U.S. Environmental Protection Agency notes that, “Our Constitution’s fundamental framework provides for the people’s representatives […]

Over Obamacare's Illegal Delay, John Boehner Must Play Hard Ball with Harry Reid

By |2023-03-10T08:04:39-05:00October 2nd, 2013|

This column by ACRU General Counsel Peter Ferrara was published September 30, 2013 on Forbes.com.

Everyone is so sure of their opinion. But almost no one knows anything about it. With most of the news media actually participating in the partisan political wrangling, instead of reporting on it, can anyone even follow the budget/government spending/CR debate?

Most people don’t know about the big victory over spending the Republicans won in the 2011 Debt Limit battle. Federal spending exploded over Obama’s first two years in office, 2009 -2010, with an overwhelmingly Democrat Congress more than ready to spend every dime possible. […]


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