• John Locke Update

    Will Josh Stein oppose the Texas election lawsuit?

    posted December 9, 2020 by Dr. Donald R. van der Vaart
    Iif the procedure for absentee ballots described above is to be changed, only the state legislature can do it under the U.S. Constitution. That did not happen in the states named in the Texas lawsuit — Michigan, Pennsylvania, Georgia, and Wisconsin. It didn't happen in North Carolina, either.
  • John Locke Update

    Playing with Fire: Democrats’ Reckless Attack on State Election Laws

    posted October 30, 2020 by Jon Guze
    If the candidate who appears to have lost on election day eventually wins because of late arriving ballots, the public is going to suspect fraud, and with good reason. Late arriving ballots have always been a hallmark of election fraud.
  • John Locke Update

    The Equal Rights Amendment: Back from the Dead?

    posted January 23, 2020 by Jon Guze
    After they took control of the state legislature last fall, Virginia Democrats announced a legislative agenda that was tailor-made to polarize public opinion and generate acrimony. So far, it…
  • John Locke Update

    The Constitution and Its Enemies

    posted September 19, 2019 by Jon Guze
    The title of this piece pays homage to Karl Popper’s great work of political philosophy, The Open Society and Its Enemies. Popper wrote the book during the Second World War…
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    Time for the N.C. Senate to Step Up on Eminent Domain

    posted March 12, 2019 by Jon Guze
    The Castle Coalition is a national membership organization made up of homeowners and small business owners that want to protect their property from eminent domain abuse. To help its…
  • John Locke Update

    Two More Cheers for Brett Kavanaugh

    posted August 9, 2018 by Jon Guze
    Last week I quoted glowing endorsements of Supreme Court nominee Judge Kavanaugh by seven legal experts from across the ideological spectrum. Today, I want to add two more endorsements,…
  • John Locke Update

    Seven Cheers for Brett Kavanaugh

    posted August 2, 2018 by Jon Guze
    When President Trump nominated Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court, I was thrilled. I had read and admired his opinions for years, and, when people asked me what I…

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