Tenth Amendment Center

The FDA has become infamous for its corporate protectionism and interference with allowing new treatments in the marketplace, but an Arizona ballot proposition could spell the beginning of the end for the dominating bureaucracy. The Tenth Amendment Center urges Arizona residents vote YES on Prop. 303 and nullify FDA control over treatment of terminally ill…

In August, Missouri voters will have an opportunity to reject significant parts of mass surveillance programs by both the state and federal governments. Introduced by Sen. Rob Schaaf, Senate Joint Resolution 27 (SJR27) passed the legislature last month with just a handful of dissenting votes. Because it is a proposal for a state constitutional amendment,…

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I can accept, as an original matter, the general proposition that the “Case or Controversy” language means at minimum that everyone can’t sue everyone for everything. How modern standing law derives its particular intricacies from this basic proposition is a mystery to me. But that doesn’t matter in this case, which seems fundamentally about an abstract injury common to everyone.

The OffNow campaign primarily focuses on action against federal surveillance programs. But with the line between federal, state and local law enforcement becoming increasingly blurred, Americans also need to pay attention to local actions to see and understand the big picture. Take for example a new program law enforcement agencies in Grand Rapids, Mich. recently…

How did we get here? How did we end up with a government that spies on us, gives money and guns to our enemies and kills with impunity? The current manifestation of despotic government on display by the Obama administration has rekindled the debate between federal power and state sovereignty. Who is truly the final…

In predictable fashion, the black robed oligarchs known as the United States Supreme Court will not hear New Jersey’s appeal of the federal ban on sports betting.  The decision by the Supreme Court last month not to hear the case essentially lets past appeals court decisions stand.  The state legislature has already taken actions to bypass the…

Smash the Frame!

tenthamendmentcenter 250xThe system itself is broken and corrupt. The Hobby Lobby opinion merely legitimized that broken, corrupt system. For whatever good you might try to squeeze out of it, I want more.

While privacy supporters are encouraged to take steps at an individual level to protect their own data from the creeping eyes of the NSA (and FBI for that matter), a recent report indicates that such important personal steps alone aren’t enough. According to a report on the Verge, the NSA targets users who use the…