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Were Confederate Generals Traitors?

Confederate generals were fighting for independence from the Union just as George Washington and other generals fought for independence from Great Britain.

Don’t Make a Federal Case Out of It

With so many of their leaders AWOL, only the American people are left to stand up for their country’s founding principles.

Conservative Action Project: Amnesty Order is Illegal

ACRU President Susan Carleson joined with 28 conservative leaders to urge congress to take action against President Obama’s illegal Amnesty Executive Order.

How the ObamaCare Death Panel Defies the Constitution

What the law says about the powers of IPAB is horrific, worthy of a Third World, authoritarian autocracy, rather than the world’s leading democratic republic.

ACRU to Court: Stop President from Usurping Congress’ Legislative Power on Obamacare

In a brief submitted today, the American Civil Rights Union asks the U.S. Supreme Court to stop President Obama from obliterating the separation of powers doctrine in the Constitution.

ACRU: Obamacare Panel Is Direct Attack on Constitution

The most comprehensive assault on the Separation of Powers Doctrine, in the history of American law.

What’s Rule of Law?

Rule of law means that laws are certain and known in advance.

The Paine Truth in the Face of Tyranny

Given President Obama’s increasingly dictatorial rule, it’s a good time to dust off some thoughts on despotism by America’s “forgotten founder,” Thomas Paine.

Obama’s Immigration Order Regresses America

The American experiment in self-government, with separation of powers established in a written Constitution, is only around 233 years old. Its roots are far older.

Obama vs. Us

Obama has used executive orders to change the law on several occasions. Ask yourself whether our Constitution permits the president to unilaterally change a law enacted by Congress.