On this day in 1789, the Virginia General Assembly adopted Thomas Jefferson’s landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom, which later would become the basis for the First Amendment to the Constitution for the United States. It was authored by Jefferson and ushered through the Assembly by James Madison. Jefferson considered this one of his most…

JACKSON, Miss. (Jan. 15, 2018) – A bill introduced in the Mississippi Senate would set the foundation to nullify federal executive orders that are contrary to the Constitution and not explicitly approved by Congress. Sen. Michael Watson (R-Pascagoula) introduced Senate Bill 2152 (SB2152)  Jan. 9 to rebuke perceived lawlessness and overreach committed by the executive branch…

CHARLESTON, W.V. (Jan. 15, 2018) – Three bills introduced in the West Virginia House of Delegates would end Common Core in schools throughout the state. Dels. Pat McGeehan (R-Hancock) and Michael Folk (R-Berkeley) introduced House Bill 2214 (HB2214) on Jan. 10. The legislation would void Common Core standards and create a framework to establish proven…

Last week I had the privilege of hosting Mises Institute President, Jeff Deist. We sat down and had a nice chat for the Mises Weekend podcast, my 2nd appearance there. I hope you’ll find it interesting and enjoyable to listen to: From the Mises Institute: Michael Boldin from the Tenth Amendment Center joins Jeff Deist to discuss…