Defending the Judeo-Christian Ethic, Limited Government, & the American Constitution
Sunday November 23rd 2014

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S.E.M., Vol. 1, No. 6


The President's Duty to Faithfully Execute the Law. According to Art. II, Sect. 3 of the Constitution, what is the President's duty? According to Lincoln, what does a man trample on, when he tramples on the law? According to Rep. Goodlatte, what is the value of strictly observing even bad laws until they are repealed? In a republic, why else, in your opinion, is obedience to laws put in place according to the process outlined in the Constitution, regardless of our personal opinions, important, if not vital?

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Supreme Court Fails to Rein in EPA

Supreme Court Fails to Rein in EPA

ANDREW KLOSTER, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Contrary to headlines like Fox New’s “Supreme Court limits EPA global warming rules,” the Supreme Court today ruled in favor of broad authority for the Environmental Protection Agency. In an important opinion delivered today, the U.S. Supreme Court ensured that the EPA will continue to seek to use its [...]

California Shell Egg Regulations Run Afoul of the Commerce Clause

California Shell Egg Regulations Run Afoul of the Commerce Clause

ANDREW KLOSTER, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Abstract In 2008, California voters passed Proposition 2, which imposes caging standards on California egg producers. Since then, the California legislature and California regulators have tried to “level the playing field” by imposing the same requirements on out-of-state egg producers. Yet federal [...]

Some State Clerks Breaking Law, Issuing Phony Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

Some State Clerks Breaking Law, Issuing Phony Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

ANDREW KLOSTER, HERITAGE FOUNDATION In spite of clear Pennsylvania law to the contrary, a Pennsylvania clerk recently started issuing invalid same-sex marriage licenses, abdicating his duty to uphold the law. Yesterday, a state court ordered him to stop. In New Mexico, a similar situation has also occurred. Activists in various states are [...]

NYU versus Due Process, Part II

NYU versus Due Process, Part II

ANDREW KLOSTER, THEFIRE.ORG This is part two of a blog series detailing the saga of Katie Kickertz, an expelled New York University (NYU) College of Dentistry student. Part one can be found here, and her recent court victory can be found here: In re Katie Kickertz v. New York University, 952 N.Y.S.2d 147 (N.Y. App. Div. 2012). You can and [...]

Jurors: Law School Discriminated Against Teresa Wagner

Jurors: Law School Discriminated Against Teresa Wagner

ANDREW KLOSTER, THEFIRE.ORG Last week, The Des Moines Register reported that jurors in the Teresa Wagner case believe that the University of Iowa College of Law "illegally denied a promotion to a conservative Republican because of her politics." The story has been picked up by various legal blogs. At FIRE, we have covered the Wagner case [...]

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