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Judge Denies Stillwater Public School’s Dismissal Request – ROPE/Chaffin Lawsuit Scheduled for Pre-Trial Hearing in November

Judge Denies Stillwater Public School’s Dismissal Request – ROPE/Chaffin Lawsuit Scheduled for Pre-Trial Hearing in November

 Stillwater Parent Brice Chaffin, ROPE President Jenni White, Attorney Maria SeidlerIn an awesome victory for ROPE’s case with Stillwater parent Brice Chaffin against Stillwater Public Schools (SPS) and Stillwater School Board members filed May 4th (20…

Part 2:  Senator Jake Merrick’s Loss Engineered At The Hands of Oklahoma’s School Choice (Voucher) Cabal Who Helped Spend $344,471.40 To Elect His Opponent

Part 2: Senator Jake Merrick’s Loss Engineered At The Hands of Oklahoma’s School Choice (Voucher) Cabal Who Helped Spend $344,471.40 To Elect His Opponent

Screenshot taken from a Common Sense Conservatives, LLC dark money ad.While every political campaign has numerous points for failure from fundraising to voter contact, a post mortem of Jake Merrick’s re-election campaign shows that a combination of dar…

NYSRPA v. Bruen on the Merits

NYSRPA v. Bruen on the Merits

To be sure, the history of gun regulations is complex, so I don’t mean to be definitive. But I’m not seeing conclusive evidence that public carry was widely prohibited (as opposed to being regulated) in the relevant period.  And without that evidence, the majority’s conclusion seems sound.

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Today In History: Samuel Huntington Born

Today In History: Samuel Huntington Born

Huntington was a signer of the Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation. He went on to serve as President of the Continental Congress from 1779-1781 and President of the United States in Congress Assembled in 1781. In his home state of Connecticut, he was appointed chief justice of the Supreme Court and elected governor in 1786, an office he held until his death in 1796.

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Today in History: Work Begins on Pennsylvania Constitution of 1776

Today in History: Work Begins on Pennsylvania Constitution of 1776

Benjamin Franklin, along with George Bryan and James Cannon were the principal authors of the new constitution, but others contributed, including George Clymer, Timothy Matlack, and possibly even Thomas Paine.

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Today in History: Vermont Abolishes Adult Slavery

Today in History: Vermont Abolishes Adult Slavery

the Vermont constitution ended adult slavery in the state, declaring that “all persons are born equally free and independent, and have certain natural, inherent, and unalienable rights, amongst which are the enjoying and defending life and liberty, acquiring, possessing and protecting property, and pursuing and obtaining happiness and safety.”

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Today in History: Orangetown Resolutions Passed in Response to the Coercive Acts

Today in History: Orangetown Resolutions Passed in Response to the Coercive Acts

While the Orangetown Resolutions only represented a small number of people in a single New York County, they succinctly articulated and cemented the revolutionary principles of constitutional fidelity, restraint of government power, and resistance to usurpation.

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Unlimited Supremacy, Gun Control and the American Revolution

Unlimited Supremacy, Gun Control and the American Revolution

Government schools never teach this stuff. But the American Revolution – and the War for Independence – were about much more than “taxation without representation.” The Revolution was about unlimited, arbitrary power – complete and total supremacy over the colonies. And the battles started over a British gun control program.

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