Category Archives: Constitution

The Founders’ Right to Keep and Bear Arms: The True Palladium of Liberty

This paper was written by Russell Liechty and is reprinted here with permission from the author. The Founders’ Right to Keep and Bear Arms: The True Palladium of Liberty  “The true spirit and meaning of the amendments . . . … Continue reading

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Washington and Jefferson On Slavery

 This post is from a paper I wrote in Law School. When I have a chance, I should like someday to take more time to research and develop the topic further. George Washington and Thomas Jefferson on Slavery Introduction Many … Continue reading

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Donald Trump: Why the Military Can Not and Will Not Obey Your Order

(The views expressed here are my own and do not represent the views of any organization, office, or department of any government agency or any employer or other organization.) Mr. Trump, in an interview on December 1, 2015, on Fox … Continue reading

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Ted Cruz is Eligible to be President

Many have been deceived by Mr. Trump’s false allegations that Ted Cruz is not eligible to be President because he is not a “natural born Citizen.” Mr. Trump has even suggested that Mr. Cruz is an originalist except when it … Continue reading

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Arming of Recruiters

We are all deeply saddened by the recent shootings and killing of military recruiters in Chattanooga. In the wake of the killings, it has been asked why are recruiters (and military personnel in general) not allowed to carry firearms in … Continue reading

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2d Amendment – Founding Fathers

The Founding Fathers and the Second Amendment Introduction The Founding Fathers stated in the Second Amendment, “A well-regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms shall not … Continue reading

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Federalism

One of the best, and perhaps most forgotten features, of The United States Constitution is that it provides for a Federal system of government. A Federal system is one in which there are two separate governments, each with their own … Continue reading

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