Tag Archives: Bill of Rights

QUIZ: How Well Do You Know our Founding Documents, Publications, Speeches, and Court Opinions?

by Diane Rufino, November 12, 2019 For my TEA Party meeting last night, I put together a QUIZ for members to work on at their seats to see how well they are able to identify and recognize our country’s founding … Continue reading

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The Second Amendment and Red Flag Laws: Understand Your Rights and Learn the Truth

by Diane Rufino, October 1, 2019 My professor at law school, Judge Andrew Napolitano, FOX News Senior Legal Analyst, wrote an excellent article on Red Flag Laws. Not only is this article spot on regarding the issues (unconstitutionality) of Red … Continue reading

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ANATOMY OF A SUPREME COURT CASE: District of Columbia v. Heller (2008)

  (Photo credit: Median) by Diane Rufino, May 25, 2019 The case District of Columbia v. Heller is the landmark Supreme Court case decided in 2008, and written by the late great conservative Justice Antonin Scalia, which finally looked at … Continue reading

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A Bill of Rights is What All Free People Are Entitled to Against Every Government

by Diane Rufino, January 3, 2019 Let me add that a bill of rights is what the people are entitled to against every government on earth, general or particular, and what no just government should refuse, or rest on inference……”    … Continue reading

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A Proposed State Sovereignty Resolution to Re-assert the Tenth and Second Amendments

by Diane Rufino, February 21, 2018 The following is a proposed State Sovereignty Resolution that I wrote and proposed to my legislators in the North Carolina General Assembly. I feel very strongly that the General Assembly should make it clear … Continue reading

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Keep the Second Amendment Secure in North Carolina

by Diane Rufino, March 27, 2018 My appreciation of the Second Amendment and gratitude for the wisdom and insistence of our Founders and for the States who insisted that it was necessary to be included in our Constitution (or else … Continue reading

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The English Roots of American Liberty

by DIane Rufino, January 20, 2018 From the Declaration and Resolves (petition to King Charles listing the colonies’ grievances against the King and Parliament), the Declaration of Independence, to the Bill of Rights / Declaration of Rights adopted by the … Continue reading

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