Tag Archives: law

Fight the REAL ID Act in PA

A new Meetup group dedicated to carrying out Ron Paul’s principles apart from the presidential election (and there’s plenty do on other levels and branches of gov’t!) has organized a rally against the REAL ID Act in Pittsburgh:

REAL ID = Real Mistake

Stop REAL ID! Submit comments to the Dept. of Homeland Security by May 8th! A broad coalition of organizations across the United States is urging the public to submit comments rejecting the illegal national identification system created under the Department of Homeland Security’s REAL ID program. Five states and several members of Congress have rejected […]

Reflection on Gonzales v. Carhart (the recent Ruling on the Partial Birth Abortion Ban)

Judicial Life Potentially Enters the Womb 550 U.S. ___ (2007) On April 18, 2007, the Supreme Court of the United States decided, 5 to 4, in Gonzales v. Carhart (Carhart) that the Partial-Birth Abortion Act of 2003 (Act) was constitutional in view of Planned Parenthood v. Casey, 505 U.S. 833 (PP), and Roe v. Wade, […]

As(s)ine Legislation

Spanking is not ipso facto physical abuse. Furthermore, abusus non tollit usus – the abuse of a thing does not destroy it’s right use. CALIFORNIA TO CONSIDER OUTLAWING SPANKING The story notes “it would be a misdemeanor, punishable by up to a year in jail or a fine up to $1,000, although a legal expert […]

It’s the Market, Stupid: Negative Economic Impacts of Raising the Minimum Wage

Before beginning to write this article, I was of the opinion that minimum wage should at least be adjusted for the cost of inflation, but I had put little additional thought into the matter. Raising the minimum wage is certainly a popular idea with Americans today. Indeed, Americans overwhelmingly support an increase in the minimum […]