On March 6, I testified before the Ohio House Committee on Federalism on the Tenth Amendment and how states can push back against overreaching federal authority. (more…)
“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” If you care about state sovereignty, the Tenth Amendment, or limiting the federal government, the Supreme Court just handed you a huge victory! (It was also a big win if you want to legally bet on sports.) In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I talk about the SCOTUS […]
Right-wing support for the sanctuary city lawsuit is short-sighted. While it might serve to advance their immigration policy objectives, is it worth it? Is it worth destroying the last remaining legal check against federal expansion?
Sometimes emailers offer a good opportunity correct widely-held erroneous ideas. In a recent article, I asserted the federal government has very little power to force so-called “sanctuary cities” and states to enforce federal immigration law. Under a well-established legal principle known as the anti-commandeering doctrine, the courts have long held that the federal government cannot […]