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Congress Constitution Rights Truth

Congress’s Behavior Police To Register Potential Future Criminals

By KrisAnne Hall The TAPS Act is not the solution to gun violence many members of Congress are professing it to be. The unlimited and arbitrary authority this Act bestows upon an unaccountable bureaucracy of 24 people, combined with the language of double-speak and contradictions creating loopholes allowing completely unsupervised and unchecked authority, is reminiscent […]

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Constitution Truth

The Constitution Has Failed? No, It’s Merely The “Parchment Barrier.” Here’s What Has Failed.

By KrisAnne Hall, JD There is an argument that seems to resurface repeatedly that the Constitution has failed and as a result, American politics are out of control. I have seen these arguments posited by journalists, professors, and Supreme Court justices. The standard argument declares two failed intentions for the Constitution: 1) To limit the power […]

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Constitution Guns Rights Second Amendment Truth

Presidents Day Open Letter: Historical Case For Not Enforcing Laws That Deny the Right to Keep and Bear Arms

Open letter to Governors, Attorneys General, the Legislators of these United States and the People along with their Sheriffs and Peace Officers From KrisAnne Hall, JD Both Washington State Governor Jay Inslee and Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson have issued letters regarding the State of Washington’s Initiative 1639 and Washington law enforcement officials’ refusal to […]

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Constitution Guns Second Amendment Truth

Venezuela: A Study In The Need For Citizen Gun Rights

by Julio Gonzalez, M.D., J.D. With all deference to hunters and sportsmen, it wasn’t their right to hunt that inspired James Madison and our nation’s First Congress to include the Second Amendment in their proposed Bill of Rights. There’s was a much greater concern: checking the power of a potentially tyrannical state. The modern left dismisses […]

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Constitution Truth

KrisAnne Hall: The Constitutionality of A Presidential State of Emergency

By KrisAnne Hall, JD My inbox is being inundated with the question de jour: “If President Trump declares a ‘State of Emergency’ to build the wall on the border of Mexico, is that Constitutional?” I am certain that is not the right question, or perhaps not the right way to ask it, but to ask it […]

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Constitution Free Speech Liberty Truth

2019-2020: The Coming Battle To Save Free Speech

Rod Thomson For conservatives, the idea that free speech — that most integral of constitutional protections ensconced in the First Amendment — is now under full-scale assault culturally, corporately and governmentally is not exactly news. We’ve been feeling the hammer for some time now. But 2018 saw the ugly head of creeping authoritarian impulses poke […]

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Constitution Guns Second Amendment Trump Truth

Bump Stock Ban Broken Down: Unconstitutional And Futile

by Julio Gonzalez, M.D., J.D. Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.   Benjamin Franklin On December 10, 2018, the Department of Justice published its final rule regarding a bump stock ban in the United States. (The rule can be found at the The Federalist Pages Library section, along […]

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Constitution First Amendment Media Trump Truth

Trump Must Appeal Acosta Ruling Based On Separation Of Powers

by Julio Gonzalez, M.D., J.D. Judge Timothy Kelly, a Trump appointee, verbally ordered the President of the United States to reinstate CCN Reporter Jim Acosta’s hard pass to access the White House on Friday. The judge, who sits in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, has not actually posted his ruling yet, […]

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Constitution Justice Kavanaugh Media Truth

Kavanaugh And Thomas Could End Media Protection From Libel

By Julio Gonzalez, M.D., J.D. On Feb. 29, 1960, Dr. Martin Luther King was arrested in Alabama on two counts of perjury for allegedly filing false state income tax returns. In response, and believing the case to be without merit, two groups, the Committee to Defend Martin Luther King and The Struggle For Freedom In […]

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Constitution Trump Truth

Avenatti And His Fallacious Argument For Indicting The President

Rep. Julio Gonzalez, M.D., J.D. On September 13, 2018, Michael Avenatti made the case for President Trump’s indictment in the opinion section of The New York Times.  There are only two flaws with Avenatti’s argument. It has no basis in fact. It has no basis in law. First, let us recall who Avenatti is. He is the attorney […]