Tag Archives: constitution

Supremacy of God and the Canadian Charter

  Did you know that the “supremacy of God” is Canada’s founding principle? Read the Canadian constitution, if you don’t believe me. This is the preamble to the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms: “Whereas Canada is founded upon principles that…

Federal Judge Declares Federal Gay Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

US District Court Judge Joseph Tauro has ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional. The ruling is widely regarded as a victory for gay-rights advocates. Eight married gay couples brought the suit, alleging that DOMA denied them…

Will Arizona Abandon the New Immigration Law?

Post by Randall Ryder Arizona’s recently passed immigration law has erupted into a national controversy. When the dust settles, will the state stand behind its new law? Under the new law, police are required to check the citizenship or residency status…

Army to Court Martial Officer Who Refuses Obama’s Orders

The US Army will court martial a lieutenant colonel who refuses to follow deployment orders, because he believes President Obama does not meet the constitutional requirements to be commander-in-chief. The officer has refused his deployment to Afghanistan because he believes…

Write to Vote? State Wants Felons to Write Essays to Get Voting Rights

Robert McDonnell, Governor of Virginia, says he will require felons to draft essays in order to have their voting rights restored. Under the state’s constitution, individuals with felony convictions automatically lose their right to vote. Under the new plan, the…

How to secede from Ontario

So what if Toronto became a province? Why would that be a bad idea? Regardless of the arguments for and against, Toronto can never become a province unless there is a lawful way to that goal, and there are several. In…

US Supreme Court Halts Execution One Hour Before Scheduled

The US Supreme Court halted the execution of a Texas inmate just one hour before it was scheduled to take place. The execution has been stayed pending the court’s consideration of a petition on civil grounds. The defendant is asking…