States Rights

Is It Time For An American Exit, Or Amexit, From The Union?

Over the last century, in particular, power and authority have inexorably flowed into Washington. As a result, people’s liberties and states’ responsibilities have shrunk dramatically. So much for the fabled Land of Liberty.

Top 7 Observations from Election Night

Daniel Horowitz, Conservative Review

Election night was a referendum on Obama, Dems are an urban party, young voters waking up, people want less government, now there are only 7 states where D's control the trifecta of state gov't, & R's haven't done enough to defend marriage & state’s rights.

Our Judicial Dictatorship

Patrick Buchanan,

How, in little more than half a century, did the American people fall under the rule of a judicial dictatorship where judges and justices twist phrases in the Constitution to impose their alien ideology on this once-free people?

Time May Be Right to Salvage States Rights

Sean Lengell, Washington Examiner

If states do successfully win back authority from the federal government, he adds, it will be because they’ve lost their fear of Washington, not because Washington decided to relinquish any control.

Traditional Marriage Group Blasts New Same-Sex Rights

Ben Goad, The Hill

"This is just the latest in a series of moves by the Obama administration, and in particular the Dept. of Justice, to undermine the authority and sovereignty of the states to make their own determinations regulating the institution of marriage,” the Nat'l Org. for Marriage's Brian Brown said.

States to Fed Gov't: If You Don't Strengthen Privacy Laws, We Will

Nigel Duara, Associated Press

Angry over revelations of NSA surveillance and frustrated with outdated digital privacy laws, state lawmakers in at least 14 states are proposing bills to curtail the powers of law enforcement to track citizens. “We need to stand up and protect our liberty,” said Repub. Missouri state Sen. Rob Schaaf.