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Conservative Groups Launch Campaign to Break Senate Gridlock on Trump’s Judicial Nominees

Conservatives groups launched a multimillion-dollar campaign on Monday to push the Senate to confirm President Donald Trump’s judicial nominees, helping break the gridlock in the Senate.

Democrats Use Blue Slips for Judicial Filibuster, But Grassley Can Override Them

Democrats are trying to resurrect their unprecedented filibuster of judicial nominees through the blue slip tradition.

The Second Amendment Has Won (Again) in Washington. So Why Won’t the Supreme Court Fully Enforce It?

Washington, D.C. residents, you don’t have to holster your Second Amendment rights anymore.

Justices Thomas and Gorsuch: Supreme Court Should Take More Second Amendment Cases

The Supreme Court has only decided two cases on the right to keep and bear arms: D.C. v. Heller and McDonald v. Chicago.

SCOTUS D-Day: Travel Ban, Guns, LGBT, and Possible Supreme Court Retirement

President Trump’s travel ban, the Second Amendment, religious liberty versus LGBT issues, and even the possibility of Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement will be addressed, as all eyes are on the Supreme Court on Monday.

Senate Confirms First Trump Judicial Nominee to Lower Courts

The Senate on Thursday confirmed President Donald Trump’s first nominee to a federal court under the level of the Supreme Court, voting 52-44 to confirm Judge Amul Thapar to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

Philadelphia’s Felonious Franchise

Philadelphia election officials refuse to clean up their voter registration records despite an ACRU lawsuit that has revealed the listing of ineligible voters such as convicted felons and non-citizens.

Why Deregulation Is Essential to Restoring Booming Economic Growth, and the American Dream

This column by ACRU General Counsel Peter Ferrara was published on July 19, 2014 on Forbes.com. Last week, I discussed tax reform as the first component of a comprehensive agenda to restore booming economic growth, and the American Dream. This week, I will discuss a second essential component of such a growth restoration agenda: deregulation. Global Cooling Last week, I…

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A Modest Proposal for Housing Illegal Immigrants

This column by ACRU Senior Fellow Robert Knight was published July 18, 2014 on The Washington Times website. Attention, illegal-immigrant children, gang members and drug smugglers who are still pouring over the border into Texas: If you’re looking for a place to stay while President Obama figures out a way to turn you all into welfare-dependent Democrats, I have just…

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ACLU Aims to Force All Doctors to Take Human Life

(Editor’s note: The following excerpt is from a column by Wesley J. Smith on NationalReview.com on July 15, 2014.) The wailing and gnashing of teeth over the very modest Hobby Lobby case shows that it was a precursor for the real game that is afoot: forcing those with religious beliefs against abortion and assisted suicide (among other “interventions”) to participate…

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