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The Weekly Roundup – 27th May 2018

UK: This week, Jake Scott, editor of The Mallard, wrote on the effect on the UK of the sugar tax. You can read this here. US: On...
us-constitution

A Series on the Constitutional Amendments: The Eleventh

'The only people who benefit from lawsuits are lawyers. I think we made a couple of them rich.' > Gavin Rossdale The Eleventh Amendment is the...
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The Weekly Roundup – 6th May 2018

UK: Sajid Javid was appointed the new Home Secretary after Amber Rudd resigned on Sunday following her mismanagement of the Windrush Generation Scandal. Shortly after this,...
us-constitution

A Series on the Constitutional Amendments: The Tenth

'For states' rights advocates, the Constitution is like a contract that is openly violated by one party with impunity. On paper, the states remain...
pro-life

Iowa Bans Abortion After Moment Heartbeat Detected

Iowa has introduced the toughest abortion laws in the US, banning most abortions once the heartbeat of the unborn child has been detected. The first...
racism

Why Debating Racists is Pointless

Whitehall, “the street that shaped a nation.” From The Cenotaph to Trafalgar Square, for 500 years, the heart and brain of the British state....
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The Weekly Roundup – 29th April 2018

UK: On Monday, Downing Street insisted that the UK 'will not be staying in the customs union or joining a customs union' after Brexit, despite...
us-constitution

A Series on the Constitutional Amendments: The Ninth

'The Framers of the Bill of Rights did not purport to 'create' rights. Rather, they designed the Bill of Rights to prohibit our Government...
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The Weekly Roundup – 22nd April 2018

UK: A government document has shown that mass migration over the last 25 years has 'led to a 21 per cent increase in house prices.’ Following...
us-constitution

A Series on the Constitutional Amendments: The Eighth

'Back in pre-Revolutionary America cruel and unusual punishment meant the rack and burning at the stake... in more recent rulings it has been taken...