John Hendrickson: The Electoral College is fundamental to our constitutional system of limited government, federalism, equal representation, and separation of powers.
To heal a divided nation we need to practice civility, encourage federalism, and recognize that politics won’t restore our culture, only the Gospel can.
Read what early American political/legal theorists James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, Joseph Story, & John Marshall said about federalism.
The Utah Legislature’s Commission on Federalism in connection with Utah Valley University recently created a free course called “Principles of Federalism.”
Adam Graham: President Obama’s unilateral act to suspend marijuana enforcement was fake federalism that usurped the power of the legislative branch.
John Jay in The Federalist #2: “The country and this people seem to have been made for each other, and it appears as if it was the design of Providence.”
Graham: When facing a movement that’s trying to trample on the conscience of Americans with no regards for any state’s rights, federalism’s not the answer.
Dr. Ben Carson in his just-released book makes a “let states decide” argument concerning abortion raising doubts on what federal policy he would support.
In New Hampshire Ted Cruz (R-TX), Carly Fiorina, and Rick Santorum (R-PA) define “practical federalism” at an event hosted by American Principles Project.
A new Pioneer Institute research paper finds that the Common Core Standards that violate three federal laws are unlikely to improve student achievement.
Shane Vander Hart and Brian Myers talk to Ken Ivory, president of the American Lands Council and Mark McDougal, executive director of Ruth Harbor.
Following a successful New Hampshire conference, American Principles Project is moving on to Iowa to host its 2nd “Practical Federalism Forum” on May 16th.
The Iowa House of Representatives passed HJR 8 on a 54-43 vote calling for a convention of the states in order to limit the power of the federal government.
Former Texas Governor Rick Perry highlighted Texas’ economic record, called for the 10th Amendment to be respected and critiqued Obama’s Iran policy.
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan wants to phase out the authority of States to define modified academic achievement standards and develop alternate assessments.
To restore traditional federalism, states as well as the people will have to repent of progressivism and return to the principles of the Constitution.