Bill of Rights

Federal Court Orders NC To Hastily Redraw Partisan District Map (Video)

Federal Court Orders NC To Hastily Redraw Partisan District Map (Video)

As Democrats begin to reclaim seats, and Republicans resign their positions like rats fleeing a sinking ship, it’s looking as though the prospect of turning Congress back over the Democrats next year is increasingly likely. Another good sign recently came out of battleground state North Carolina. On Tuesday, federal judges ruled that since North Carolina’s congressional district map […]

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 […]

Trump STILL Thinks He Can Change The Libel Laws To Avoid Freedom Of The Press (VIDEO)

Trump STILL Thinks He Can Change The Libel Laws To Avoid Freedom Of The Press (VIDEO)

One of President Donald Trump’s favorite ways to mislead his supporters is by attacking the media for reporting “dishonest” things about him and threatening to change libel laws to make journalists easier to sue. As the investigation over political corruption increases surrounding just how close Trump and his team are with Russia, Trump was back […]

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 […]

Does Pro-Life Only Apply To Humans? Or Am I Barking Up The Wrong Tree?

Does Pro-Life Only Apply To Humans? Or Am I Barking Up The Wrong Tree?

“You can tell a lot about a person in the way they treat animals. One hour with Ricky and the dog’s on drugs.” That’s a line from the episode of the “Trailer Park Boys,” a Canadian mockumentary, seen below. I posted it for both humor’s sake (because it’s my favorite show, and I wanted to […]

8 Things Conservatives Seriously Need To Learn About The 1st Amendment

8 Things Conservatives Seriously Need To Learn About The 1st Amendment

To too many?Americans, Free Speech is largely reduced to a?weak argument belted in a strong voice when?all other excuses fail to justify airing whatever they feel strongly about at that moment. Several scholars and Constitution mavens have written endless boring papers with their interpretation of the ?Congress shall make no law abridging the freedom of […]

“To Keep and Bear Arms” – With Freedom, Comes Responsibility

“To Keep and Bear Arms” – With Freedom, Comes Responsibility

The debate over “gun rights” and “gun control” is a heated one, no doubt. Standard conservatives work to defend against what they call “assaults on second amendment rights.” They campaign to remove restrictions on the buying, selling, trading, and owning of firearms. Standard liberals seek to limit gun ownership, be it by restricting certain types […]

Are We Creating Holy Warriors In Our Military?

Are We Creating Holy Warriors In Our Military?

The separation of church and state is a founding principle of American democracy. Has this separation disappeared in the American military? This doctrine was established in the first amendment of our constitution. Congress Shall Make No Law Respecting The Establishment Of Religion Or Prohibiting The Free Exercise Thereof. One of the most common misconceptions is […]

NSA Black Budget: $52 Billion, $136 Million A Day Spying On Us

NSA Black Budget: $52 Billion, $136 Million A Day Spying On Us

The NSA isn’t just invading your privacy; it’s getting you to pay for it, too. That’s right; $52.6 billion is what American taxpayers provide for this “service”. That’s roughly $574 per taxpayer every year, according to John Hopkins professor of applied economics Steven Hanke, and that’s provided the program does not continue to grow. Hanke’s […]

The Liberal Conservative Examines The Bill Of Rights, Part X

The Liberal Conservative Examines The Bill Of Rights, Part X

All kind-of-okay things must come to an end. Welcome to the final part of the Liberal Conservative’s look at the Bill of Rights. This…is Part Ten! If you’re just joining us and would like to play a bit of catch-up, then click here to view parts 1-9 and/or check out all things Liberal Conservative. Also, […]

The Liberal Conservative Examines The Bill Of Rights, Part IX

The Liberal Conservative Examines The Bill Of Rights, Part IX

The end is nigh for the Liberal Conservative’s look at the Bill of Rights. Welcome…to Part 9! If you’re just joining us and would like to play catch up, then click here to check out Parts 1-8, as well as all things Liberal Conservative. Of course, all L.C. pieces come to you courtesy of Liberal […]

The Liberal Conservative Examines The Bill Of Rights, Part VIII

The Liberal Conservative Examines The Bill Of Rights, Part VIII

We’re in the home stretch here at The Liberal Conservative’s look at the United States Bill of Rights. Welcome to Part 8! Just joining us? Then click here to play catch up and check all things Liberal Conservative courtesy of Liberal America. Now, on with the show! Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive […]

The Liberal Conservative Examines The Bill Of Rights, Part VII

The Liberal Conservative Examines The Bill Of Rights, Part VII

Welcome to the Liberal Conservative’s look at the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution, better known as the Bill of Rights, part 7 of 10! Wanna’ play catch up with the Bill of Rights Series? Click here to see all previous entries plus some extra stuff! The Seventh Amendment to the United States […]

The Liberal Conservative Examines The Bill Of Rights, Part VI

The Liberal Conservative Examines The Bill Of Rights, Part VI

Welcome to the Liberal Conservative’s look at the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution, better known as the Bill of Rights, part 6 of 10! “In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the state and district wherein the crime […]

The Liberal Conservative Examines The Bill Of Rights, Part V

The Liberal Conservative Examines The Bill Of Rights, Part V

Welcome to the Liberal Conservative’s look at the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution, better known as the Bill of Rights, part 5 of 10! It should be rather obvious by now that that means we will be looking at the 5th Amendment today. Here…we…go! No person shall be held to answer for […]

The Liberal Conservative Examines The Bill Of Rights, Part IV

The Liberal Conservative Examines The Bill Of Rights, Part IV

Welcome to the Liberal Conservative’s look at the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution, better known as the Bill of Rights, part 4 of 10! “The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall […]

The Liberal Conservative Examines The Bill Of Rights, Part 2

The Liberal Conservative Examines The Bill Of Rights, Part 2

Welcome to the Liberal Conservative’s look at the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution better known as the Bill of Rights, part 2 of 10! “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 be infringed.“ Oh […]