Bill of Rights

As Mueller Closes In, Don’t Forget We Have The 25th Amendment (Video)

As Mueller Closes In, Don’t Forget We Have The 25th Amendment (Video)

A month ago, Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) called the White House an “adult daycare center.” Before that, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called President Donald Trump a “f***ing moron.” He, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin are reportedly so concerned about Trump’s mindset, they’ve formed a “suicide pact” in which they agree if […]

The Trial Has Begun For Inauguration Day Protesters And Journalists Who Face 70 Years In Prison (Video)

The Trial Has Begun For Inauguration Day Protesters And Journalists Who Face 70 Years In Prison (Video)

The trial has begun for six defendants accused of rioting during President Donald Trump’s inauguration. They are Michelle Macchio, 26, of Naples, Fla.; Jennifer Armento, 38, of Philadelphia; Christina Simmons, 20, of Cockeysville, Md.; Alexei Wood, 37, of San Antonio; Oliver Harris, 28, of Philadelphia; and Brittne Lawson, 27, of Pittsburgh. According to Assistant U.S. Attorney Jennifer Kerkhoff, these […]

Thanks To Three Democratic Senators, Trump’s ‘Election Fraud’ Commission Will Be Investigated (Video)

Thanks To Three Democratic Senators, Trump’s ‘Election Fraud’ Commission Will Be Investigated (Video)

There is so much going on already this week for which we progressives should be thankful. But if you’re able to tear yourself away from Paul Manafort’s indictment, here is something else to look forward to. Thanks to the efforts of Democratic senators Cory Booker (NJ), Michael Bennet (Colo.), and Amy Klobuchar (Minn.), the Government […]

Journalists Covering Inaugural Protests Face More Time In Prison Than Murderers (Video)

Journalists Covering Inaugural Protests Face More Time In Prison Than Murderers (Video)

In a couple of weeks, nine people will be charged for their alleged involvement in the “J20″–January 20–incidents on inauguration day in which protesters smashed windows, fired off projectiles, and set cars on fire. But those six defendants did not participate in the destruction. They were merely journalists who just happened to be in the right place […]

Want Hurricane Relief? Pledge Allegiance–To Israel (Video)

Want Hurricane Relief? Pledge Allegiance–To Israel (Video)

The state of Texas is promising residents of Dickinson funds to help them recover from the disastrous effects of last month’s hurricane Harvey. But there’s a caveat. In exchange for relief, residents must vow never to speak out against Israel. According to the grant application on the Dickinson Harvey Relief fund website, applicants must forego their first-amendment rights […]

After Las Vegas, Republicans Might Be Interested In Banning “Bump Stocks” (Video)

After Las Vegas, Republicans Might Be Interested In Banning “Bump Stocks” (Video)

Could last week’s deadly terror attack in Las Vegas actually be the thing that finally breaks the elephant’s back? Thanks to the gun lobby, Congress did nothing meaningful to curb our gun violence after the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, Conn. in 2012, despite former President Barack Obama’s pleas. A mass shooting […]

Georgetown Law School Takes A Knee Against AG Sessions (TWEETS)

Georgetown Law School Takes A Knee Against AG Sessions (TWEETS)

Attorney General Jeff Sessions was at Georgetown Law School this week to give a scheduled talk on campus free speech, and boy did the students and faculty there have opinions about that. In an homage to NFL players protesting police mistreatment, both faculty and students took a knee outside Georgetown University Law Center to protest both […]

7 Things You Probably Don’t Know About ‘Free Speech’

7 Things You Probably Don’t Know About ‘Free Speech’

In the digital age, everyone has the ability to have an opinion. Freedom of Speech is one of the most important pillars of the collection of rights we have as American citizens. Our first President George Washington declared that “if freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep […]

ALEC Wants To Steal Your 17th Amendment Rights (VIDEO)

ALEC Wants To Steal Your 17th Amendment Rights (VIDEO)

There is a nefarious force out there actively working to rob you of your right to vote, speak freely, and rest comfortably under sacrosanct constitutional protections we typically take for granted. That force has a name–ALEC. ALEC is an acronym for the American Legislative Exchange Council, a cabal of corporate lobbyists and state legislators who meet secretly to […]

‘Protest Israel, Go To Prison’–Says A Bill Introduced In The Senate

‘Protest Israel, Go To Prison’–Says A Bill Introduced In The Senate

Boycott Israel, go to prison. You read that right. If a bill introduced on March 23 goes through the legislative process, and President Donald Trump signs it, the federal government would then have full authority to prosecute American citizens who speak out against Israel. This type of legislation is not surprising coming from Republicans. But the […]

WATCH: Supreme Court Finally Agrees To Weigh In On The Corrosive Effects of Gerrymandering

WATCH: Supreme Court Finally Agrees To Weigh In On The Corrosive Effects of Gerrymandering

The Supreme Court is once again stepping in to determine whether an electoral procedure as old as the republic violates the Constitution. Monday, the nation’s highest court announced it will begin looking into gerrymandered election maps for evidence of discrimination against minorities. If uncovered, the results from the Court’s decision could fundamentally change how we conduct elections. Gerrymandering is the […]

Inside The Koch Brothers’ Effort To Shred The Constitution (VIDEO)

Inside The Koch Brothers’ Effort To Shred The Constitution (VIDEO)

If you are not familiar with the Koch brothers and their Libertarian agenda – it is time for a crash course. Your constitutional rights may depend on it. Even though conservatives believe the Constitution is practically holy writ, many are now pushing hard for a constitutional convention that could rapidly amend or abolish it. Conservatives […]

New York Proposing Constitutional Convention To Hand More Legislative Authority To An Elite Few

New York Proposing Constitutional Convention To Hand More Legislative Authority To An Elite Few

In 1789, Thomas Jefferson wrote to James Madison: “Every constitution, then, and every law, naturally expires at the end of 19 years. If it be enforced longer, it is an act of force, and not of right.”  Jefferson believed it was healthy for us open up the Constitution every generation and revise laws needing revision, possibly eliminating […]

Legal Experts Say Spicey’s Press Gaggle Ban May Be Unconstitutional

Legal Experts Say Spicey’s Press Gaggle Ban May Be Unconstitutional

In recent weeks, Donald Trump–either himself or through his minions–has made some downright scary statements about the press. It started in late January, when brownshirt-in-chief Steve Bannon told the press that it should “keep its mouth shut” until it understood why Trump won. His information minister, Kellyanne Conway, openly called for the firing of journalists […]

A Pattern Is Emerging In Trump’s Plan To Discredit Media (VIDEO)

A Pattern Is Emerging In Trump’s Plan To Discredit Media (VIDEO)

A Pattern Emerges Donald Trump’s administration frequently applies the “fake news” label to any news outlet that doesn’t toe the party line. Trump tweeted the phrase “fake news” at least 14 times this month so far and silenced reporters at press conferences in a similar fashion. Isaiah Breen, the press secretary for Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN), noticed an alarming […]

Most Dangerous Language Yet? Trump Says ‘Any Negative Polls Are Fake News’ (TWEET)

Most Dangerous Language Yet? Trump Says ‘Any Negative Polls Are Fake News’ (TWEET)

Donald Trump intimidates and co-opts journalists to ensure positive coverage, though he is not the only one who has used this tactic to great effect. Ever since nations first formed, manipulating the thoughts and feelings of the masses has been an important objective for dictators in particular. When The Propaganda Becomes “Anything Negative Is Fake” Any negative […]

Conservative Site Says Trump’s Executive Orders Are Pointless, Impotent, Illegal (Video)

Conservative Site Says Trump’s Executive Orders Are Pointless, Impotent, Illegal (Video)

There is mounting evidence that President Trump’s Executive Orders were thrown together with almost no thought or preparation. The key agencies that will be affected by the orders weren’t consulted or asked for input. Even the conservative leaning website Fortune has been reporting on the carelessness of the President’s actions.  Because the Chief Executive failed to […]

Free Speech Vs. Hate Speech: Where Do We Draw The Line? (VIDEO)

Free Speech Vs. Hate Speech: Where Do We Draw The Line? (VIDEO)

During this election cycle, we have heard many nasty things being thrown around. President-elect Trump had tweet-induced scandals almost every week. The whole country seemed divided. People were blocking and unfollowing each other on their Facebook feeds. I have unfollowed family members myself. We all have freedom of speech, but sometimes that freedom can dangerously […]

National Park Service Denying First Amendment Rights To … Everyone (VIDEO)

National Park Service Denying First Amendment Rights To … Everyone (VIDEO)

Hundreds of thousands of people from all over the political spectrum are planning to march in Washington, D.C., next month during the weekend of President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration. Well over 100,000 women are expected to take part in the Women’s March on Washington on January 21, but there are pro-Trump groups who are also finding […]

ALERT: Trump Using 7 Actions Of Tyrants To Limit Free Press (VIDEO)

ALERT: Trump Using 7 Actions Of Tyrants To Limit Free Press (VIDEO)

When the founders wrote the Constitution of the United States, they were very careful to protect certain freedoms. Many people believe that freedom of speech is most vital to the functioning of a democratic society. As part of that free speech protection, the First Amendment to the Constitution protects freedom of the press. Powerful, free journalism […]

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