Tea party groups mobilizing against Common Core education overhaul

Frank Espich/AP – In this Jan. 16, 2013, photo, concerned grandparent Sue Lile of Carmel, Ind., shows her opposition to Common Core standards during a rally at the State House rotunda in Indianapolis.

Peter Wallsten and Lyndsey Layton The Washington Post 5/30/2013

Tea party groups over the past few weeks have suddenly and […]

Gov. Sam Brownback Brushes off Eric Holder’s Opinions on 2nd Amendment Protection Act

Michael Boldin Tenth Amendment Center 5/2/2013

Today, Kansas Governor Sam Brownback sent a letter in response to Eric Holder’s direct threat against the state for its new law, the 2nd Amendment Protection Act. It reads, in part:

The State of Kansas is in receipt of your letter in which you place Kansas on notice regarding […]

Report: Obama to Flip-Flop on States’ Rights to Pass Laws Against Same-Sex Marriage

The evolution continues.

John McCormack The Weekly Standard 2/28/2013

When President Obama made his announcement in May of 2012 that he (once again) supported gay marriage, he also made it clear that he thought the issue should be left to the states. Obama said in an interview with ABC’s Robin Roberts:

What you’re seeing is, […]

Anti-Drone Bills Pass Virginia House, Montana Senate

Tenth Amendment Center Blog 2/6/2013

Bills that would limit the use of domestic drones in Virginia and Montana took an important step forward this week.

On Tuesday, the Montana Senate overwhelmingly passed anti-drone legislation.

Sen. Robyn Driscoll (D-Billings) introduced SB 150 last month. The bill would prohibit any state or local agency in Montana from […]

CNN’s Blitzer: Sheriffs Can’t Defy Executive Orders

Ken Klukowski Breitbart.com Big Journalism 1 Feb 2013

Discussing gun control, CNN’s Wolf Blitzer on Friday told a Utah sheriff that if Barack Obama issues an executive order, that order is the law and the sheriff must obey. However, jurisprudence on this topic reveals exactly the opposite.

As the head of the executive branch of […]

SCOTUS Takes Major Constitutional Case on Treaty Powers

Ken Klukowski Breitbart.com Big Government 18 Jan 2013

On Friday, the Supreme Court agreed to hear arguments in Bond v. United States, a case raising serious issues of federal power under the U.S. Constitution.

This case is about a woman who discovered her husband was having an affair, then attempted to poison the mistress at […]