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The supremacy clause at Article VI, clause 2, US Constitution, says: “This Constitution, and the Laws of the United States which shall be made in Pursuance thereof; and all Treaties made, or which shall be made, under the Authority of the United States, shall be the supreme Law of the

Editor’s Note:  Publius Huldah has always been very specific when she writes her articles to deal with the Constitution and constitutional issues.  At times, we have had those who advocate for an Article V Constitutional Convention to propose Amendments, which they used to refer to as a con-con but have changed

Foundational Knowledge Our Constitution delegates only a handful of powers to the federal government.  But 100 years ago, we started electing Progressives (Fabian socialists) to State and federal office.  With the enthusiastic approval of the American People, the Progressives set up the socialist regulatory welfare governments (state and federal) we

Most Americans assume that rulings and decisions handed down in cases that come before American courts are based on, and consistent with, the “rule of law.” But, regrettably, this is not true. In American courtrooms today, court rulings are not based on real law. Rather, they are based on an

“The fact is that the government, like a highwayman, says to a man: Your money, or your life. And many, if not most, taxes are paid under the compulsion of that threat. The government does not, indeed, waylay a man in a lonely place, spring upon him from the road

Some Americans seem to be confused about the difference between Rights and Benefits.  Influenced in part by manipulative politicians and pundits, this confusion has clouded the minds of the unsuspecting. Here is a typical example of this confusion on Twitter: “I’m really liking how the GOP is rolling back abortion

Editor’s Note: An even better questions is, should sodomy not be a capital crime, as it was in the days of our forefathers? On Tuesday, December 5, 2017, the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the Masterpiece Cakeshop case involving Christian bakeshop owner Jack Phillips. Alliance Defending Freedom

Charlottesville, Va. — As part of its annual effort to clear up much of the legal misunderstanding over the do’s and don’ts of celebrating Christmas, The Rutherford Institute has issued a Constitutional Q&A on the “Twelve Rules of Christmas.” Over the years, The Rutherford Institute has been contacted by parents

“The politician that undertakes to improve a Constitution with as little thought as a farmer sets about mending his plow, is no master of his trade. If that Constitution be a systematic one, if it be a free one, its parts are so necessarily connected that an alteration in one

When something happens in my own community that triggers alarm bells, I am compelled to write. And this subject provides an excellent learning opportunity, which is one important purpose of the Language of Liberty series. Last Thursday, November 2nd, the City Board of Alderman in Sparta, Tennessee declined a motion