Checks and Balances has been referred to the November 2014 Arizona ballot with bi-partisan support from the legislature. The people of Arizona will get to have a say in how much government we want in our lives.
Two years ago, James Madison’s Montpelier Center for the Constitution conducted a survey of Americans’ knowledge of the Constitution of the United States of America. The report card should worry us all. Although the opening phrase of the Constitution says, “We the People,” 50% of respondents said that they believed that the government’s source [...]
There are some who will attempt to discredit the Checks and Balances in Government Initiative by dismissing it as an exercise in ideology. This is folly. This is about real issues. This Initiative is about the strict construction of the 10th Amendment. “The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited [...]