Constitutional Concepts: It’s My Right!

If you have the “wrong” opinion on healthcare, school lunch menus, or whether the M-5000 BlasterTank should be funded in next year’s military budget, you’re a racist. Those who wear uniforms and face-covering hoods, while demanding others repeat “correct think” phrases under threat of violence cluelessly call other people Nazis and fascists — and with a straight face. And rights? Anything coveted by more than one woke individual is now a “right.” Listening to the nightly news and politicians’ bloviation, one might think it’s protecting its citizens from themselves. Perhaps the purpose of government is to provide for national security. Or maybe it’s providing a safe, stable, and level playing field for its citizens. Some believe government’s role is to provide for the national welfare, whatever that means. Looking at a founders’ view of government, the purpose is to protect the natural rights of those who elect to be governed.

By |2021-09-20T00:30:28+00:00September 15th, 2021|

In God We Trust. Government—Not So Much!

Those who relish the unyielding power of the state over the individual have had a good year. Lockdowns by tyrannical governors and state and local bureaucrats, along with expansive authority seized out of thin air by the CDC and other arms of the federal government, have made America almost unrecognizable as a bastion of freedom.

By |2021-09-10T14:12:47+00:00September 9th, 2021|

Dems make it impossible for Sen. Manchin to support H.R. 4

In June, just days before the U.S. Senate was to vote on Democrats’ federal takeover of elections deceptively named the ‘For the People Act,’ West Virginia’s Senator Joe Manchin drew a red line in the sand. The senator issued a three-page list of policy demands, outlining for the first time his willingness to support key provisions of Democrats’ election legislation. According to Bloomberg, Manchin’s proposed changes constituted “a bid for a compromise on an issue that has put him at odds with the rest of his party.”

By |2021-09-09T14:26:19+00:00September 9th, 2021|

Von Spakovsky: Texas Gets Election Reform Right, Mainstream Media Gets It Wrong

The Texas Legislature passed the state’s election reform package, SB 1, designed to protect voters by fixing vulnerabilities in the registration and election system. This happened only when Democrats finally returned to the state after fleeing to the nation’s capital in May to avoid the special session called by Gov. Greg Abbott.

By |2021-09-03T19:30:25+00:00September 3rd, 2021|

ACRU’s Roman & Author & CEO Dr. Naomi Wolf: Left and Right Should Unite to Stop Censorship

We, a former advisor to President Bill Clinton’s campaign and a former member of the George W. Bush Administration, may not agree on many public policy issues. Figuratively speaking, we wear different colored hats. But we have joined together to sound the alarm against censorship.

By |2021-08-03T19:21:29+00:00July 23rd, 2021|

Everyone Can Agree on the Risks of COVID Passports

Sometimes proposed policies are so onerous to the principles of personal liberty, freedom, and privacy that right and left can agree. When liberals and conservatives unite to fight against a common cause, we ought to take note. Author and activist Dr. Naomi Wolf and ACRU President Lori Roman have joined forces to speak out against proposed COVID Passport policies. Listen here.

By |2021-07-23T01:09:47+00:00July 22nd, 2021|

Media Availability: Disarming Americans is the Best Way to Enslave Them

Naples, FL — In a recent editorial, American Constitutional Rights Union (ACRU) Policy Board member Ken Blackwell and ACRU President Lori Roman, note gun rights are the lynchpin of all rights and an essential underpinning of true freedom. Throughout modern history, dangerous authoritarians are the ones who prioritize gun confiscation from law-abiding citizens.

By |2021-07-20T17:15:51+00:00July 20th, 2021|

Hans von Spakovsky: Texas Democrats’ outrageous claims about election reforms have no connection to reality

Texas Democrats held a press conference on Friday in Alexandria, Va., across the Potomac River from the nation’s capital, to continue their lies about the election reforms being proposed in the special session of the Texas legislature called by Gov. Greg Abbott. The session has been unable to start because they fled the state, denying a quorum in the legislature. As I have already explained in a previous op-ed for Fox News, the misleading and outrageous claims they have made and that they repeated at the press conference about the reforms have no connection whatsoever to reality.

By |2021-07-19T22:18:09+00:00July 19th, 2021|

Blackwell and Roman: Disarming Americans is the Best Way to Enslave Them

Modern history provides troubling proof that loss of liberty is preceded by disarmament of citizens. This week, the most obvious example is right before our eyes as we watch the Cuban people pleading for freedom. Fidel Castro took control of Cuba in 1959 and immediately called for removing all guns from citizens. His new communist regime sent agents door to door to coerce citizens into turning over their firearms. If you think it could not happen here, recall the confiscation of thousands of home-defense firearms during the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

By |2021-07-19T22:07:33+00:00July 19th, 2021|

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