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Any Republican Senator, like Senator Orrin Hatch, who votes to confirm Loretta Lynch is disavowing the Constitution and the principles of the Republican Party, disrespecting the views of the Republican grassroots and inviting a principled limited government constitutional conservative to oppose them in the next Republican Primary election.
After two and a quarter centuries without their own “Fourth Amendment,” if the legislation passes Virginia citizens, law enforcement officials, and judges will get needed clarity about Virginians' constitutional rights against unreasonable searches and seizures.
There’s an ever so slight glimmer of hope that at least some Republicans in the House are starting to understand what real “reform” might look like – and it means closing, not opening the loopholes in the immigration system that Barack Obama has been using to allow millions of illegal aliens to stay in the United States.
It is time that Republicans exercised the power of their new majority and stood for SOMETHING, and standing for the Constitution and the principle of the equal and uniform application of the law by defeating the nomination of Loretta Lynch to be Attorney General would be a good place to start.
This is the first installment of a sentence-by-sentence explanation of the proposed “Fourth Amendment for the 21st Century” to show the amendment is 100 percent based in sound Fourth Amendment principles and purposes consistent with the Framers’ vision. The first article, “WHY IT’S TIME FOR A 21ST CENTURY FOURTH AMENDMENT IN VIRGINIA,” provided general background about the amendment.
Twenty-six years ago this week any prospect of institutionalizing Reaganism as the governing principle of the Republican Party and America was abruptly ended when George H.W. Bush conducted a well-planned purge to replace conservatives (be they Bush supporters or not) with establishment Republicans.
Mark J. Fitzgibbons, ConservativeHQ contributor and constitutional lawyer, provides a strong rebuttal on Fourth Amendment specialist Professor Orin Kerr's misleading and internally contradictory view of the Virginia House of Delegates' 21st Century Fourth Amendment (HJ 578), which is designed to add clarity for citizens, law enforcement, lawyers and judges on unreasonable search and seizure.