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Federalism 2: The Revenge

In 1993, Congress passed the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act. Among its various initiatives, it provided for the creation of a national background check system by which to screen prospective gun purchasers. This created a dilemma, however: the United States is a mess of separate and overlapping jurisdictions, and most crime is dealt with at […]

Excerpts from Sen. Sasse’s Speech to the Federalist Society

Senator Ben Sasse delivered an excellent speech at the Federalist Society National Lawyers Convention. Here are some of my favorite quotes.