The entertaining and informative interviews we conducted with Kevin Gutzman, Dwayne Stovall and Chris Ferrara on Constitution Day 2015 are now available for viewing by Founders... Read More
Mandeville, LA - Exclusive Transcript - The lunatics from the Westboro Baptist Church were threatening to go protest and disrupt these people’s grieving ceremonies and funerals. Again, the incorporation doctrine would prevent the City of Newtown from calling an ad hoc meeting of their council and passing an ordinance that said you can’t, and if you do we’re going to have our police chief arrest you. Of course, some ACLU lawyer or someone is going to jump in there and sue and say the First Amendment says they have the right. We already have a Supreme Court case on that. No, Newtown, you can’t ban speech in your city. Sans the incorporation doctrine, Newtown absolutely could. Not only could they do it, but they could enforce it against the Phelpses and make them spend time in jail if they wanted to, if that’s what the law said, they could fine them, whatever the case may be. Check out the rest in today's transcript...
Mandeville, LA - Exclusive Video and Audio - How did Scalia become the "strict Constitutionalist" of the Supreme Court? Is it based more on image than actual decisions? You could certainly make a case for that based on his latest decision in the Arizona case. If anything, Thomas is the more Conservative on the Supreme Court, but he doesn't keep up appearances like Scalia does. But does anyone think the Supreme Court is ever going to slow down? Are they ever going to try and scale back their own power? No, even if they had two REAL conservatives in Scalia and Thomas, they would still be greatly outnumbered, and it's probably not going to get any better. For more on this be sure and check out today's Founders TV and sign up for a Founders Pass if you haven't already!