This week’s FBI raid on Mar-a-Lago properly concerns every American — Republican, Democrat, Independent, or beyond — who cares about the rule of law and the system of norms that are the unwritten rules underpinning our formal Constitution.
ACRU board member J. Kenneth Blackwell and ACRU Executive Director Allen West sound the alarm about the United States’ unchecked slide to a third-world police state. Weaponizing federal government agencies to attack political opponents is not something remotely compatible with a free and just Constitutional Republic.
For judicial watchers, the Senate’s inaction on approving Trump appointed Constitutional jurists has been frustrating and painful. As pointed out in this fact-filled Federalist article, Trump’s judges have received half of the “no” votes ever given to judges in our entire history. These approval statistics are devastating, and meanwhile, the impact on citizens waiting for hearings and trials is — you guessed it —“Trump’s fault.”
The liberal governor of Nevada unilaterally decided casinos could hold thousands of people and churches (regardless of capacity) could only have 50. Liberal Supreme Court justices and Chief Justice Roberts threw religious freedom under the bus by agreeing. But a group of worshipers found a workaround to exercise their Constitutional rights. Perfect. Brilliant.
Executive Order on Protecting American Monuments, Memorials, and Statues and Combating Recent Criminal Violence | The White House
The first duty of government is to ensure domestic tranquility and defend the life, property, and rights of its citizens. Over the last 5 weeks, there has been a sustained assault on the life and property of civilians, law enforcement officers, government property, and revered American monuments such as the Lincoln Memorial. Today, President Donald J. Trump took decisive action to put an end to this lawlessness and protect American streets from vandalism and mob violence.
The ACRU is please to announce this good news from the White House — President Trump's issues Executive Order aimed at advancing America's First Freedom, religious liberty, as a moral and national security imperative.
When Americans think of food stamp recipients, images of desperate lower-income Americans typically come to mind. Taxpayers desperately want to believe that their hard-earned dollars are helping poor people struggling to make ends meet with welfare benefits helping them get the vital nutrients they need to stay alive. Imagine the outrage, then, as taxpayers find out that some of the people on food stamps are in fact millionaires.
ACRU Board Member and Former Attorney General Edwin Meese III Honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom
10/11: On October 8, 2019, President Donald J. Trump awarded former Reagan Attorney General and long-time ACRU Board Member Edwin Meese III with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, our nation’s highest civilian honor.