The Freedom to Speak and Participate in Elections

In its most recent decision on elections, the Supreme Court ignored the clear text of the Constitution to approve an election change that reduces the accountability of government.

Saying No to Illicit Rulings

Same-sex marriage encounters the Constitution in Alabama.

The Silencing of the Soul

The home of the brave is becoming the land of the tongue-tied.

It’s the Hateful Folk Who Are Never Guilty of Hate

When it comes to assigning culpability for crimes by disturbed individuals, it depends on who the victims and perpetrators are.

The Sound of One Atheist Clapping

The law doesn’t demand that a single dissident be allowed to spoil the enjoyment of many.

ACLU Preying on America’s Better Angels

American Civil Liberties Union imposes its beliefs, one institution at a time.

Judge Signals She’ll Force Holder to Hand Over Fast & Furious Documents

This column by ACRU Senior Legal Analyst Ken Klukowski was published May 15, 2014 on U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson was openly irritated both with Attorney General Eric Holder and with the U.S. House of Representatives over whether executive privilege allows Holder to withhold documents on Operation Fast and Furious. But she also signaled she would rule against…

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A Lesson on Racial Discrimination

This column by ACRU Policy Board Member and Professor of Economics Dr. Walter E. Williams was published May 14, 2014 on Donald Sterling, Los Angeles Clippers owner, was recorded by his mistress making some crude racist remarks. Since then, Sterling’s racist comments have dominated the news, from talk radio to late-night shows. A few politicians have weighed in, with…

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The IRS Conspiracy Killers in the News Media

This column by ACRU Senior Fellow Robert Knight was published May 9, 2014 on The Washington Times website. After the full House of Representatives cited former Internal Revenue Service (IRS) official Lois Lerner for contempt of Congress on Wednesday, The Washington Times fittingly made it the lead story. Over at The Washington Post, however, print readers had to go 19…

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Obama Liberals Expand Government to Fill Hole Left by Declining Morals

This column by ACRU Senior Fellow Robert Knight was published January 31, 2014 on The Washington Times website. The trouble with liberals is not just that they eventually run out of other people’s money, as Margaret Thatcher observed. It’s that they find new ways every day to project their own dysfunctional worldview on the rest of us. It’s like living…

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