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States’ Reaction to Court’s Same-sex “Marriage” Ruling: A Little Talk, Even Less Action “To allow the policy question of same-sex marriage to be considered and resolved by a select, patrician, highly unrepresentative panel of nine is to violate a principle even more fundamental than no taxation without representation: no social transformation without representation.” So wrote Justice Antonin Scalia in his…

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Happy Anniversary Thomas Jefferson: 215 years since the signing of the Kentucky Resolutions of 1798

Happy 215th Anniversary, Thomas Jefferson! On November 10, 1798, the Kentucky State House passed the Resolutions of 1798 – which were signed later that week by the Governor. Originally drafted by Thomas Jefferson, the Kentucky Resolutions spelled out the remedy of state nullification of unconstitutional federal laws. Today, we celebrate with an essay going over the background behind the resolutions,…

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