Tag Archives: Constitution

ABORTION: Why the Supreme Court Got it Wrong in Roe v. Wade (1973)

  (Photo Credit – Prevent Disease website) by Diane Rufino, February 22, 2019 On January 22, 1973, the Supreme Court handed down one of the most controversial opinions in its history. It issued its opinion regarding the constitutionality of state … Continue reading

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This Thing We Call “Sovereignty”

  by Diane Rufino, February 20, 2019 On September 3, 1783, representatives from the American states, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, and John Jay, and a representative of King George III signed the Treaty of Paris to officially end the American … Continue reading

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Does President Trump Have Authority to Secure the Southern Border?

by Diane Rufino (also referencing an article by Publius Huldah), January 15, 2019 QUESTION:  Can President Trump seal off our southern border? There are three theories, perhaps even four, upon which President Trump can close our southern border, including providing … Continue reading

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A Bill of Rights is What All Free People Are Entitled to Against Every Government

by Diane Rufino, January 3, 2019 Let me add that a bill of rights is what the people are entitled to against every government on earth, general or particular, and what no just government should refuse, or rest on inference……”    … Continue reading

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The Constitutional Convention of 1787: Prayer Served a Purpose Just as Prayer Always Serves a Purpose

by Diane Rufino, October 8, 2018 Here is a trivia question for you:  Who were the oldest and youngest delegates at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, in 1787 ? The oldest delegate, as many I’m sure remember from your history … Continue reading

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Undoing the American Republic with Welfare and Institutionalized Poverty (That’s Why Welfare Reform is So Important!)

by Diane Rufino, September 30, 2018 Government programs such as welfare and other social means-tested programs characterize very well the government’s general policy towards poverty: Make individuals “comfortable” in their poverty rather than incentivize them to become self-sufficient. Those dependent … Continue reading

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The Federal Courts Have Become Political, as Judge Kavanaugh’s Confirmation Hearing Made Clear

by Diane Rufino, Sept. 22, 2018 The United States is a constitutional republic.  It is not a democracy, as most people believe. A “republic” is a form of government in which supreme power is held by the people and their … Continue reading

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