Tag: Madison Liberty Institute

Dr. Ron Nate: Our Divine Constitution and Our Personal Responsibility

Dr. Ron Nate, a Senior Fellow at the Madison Liberty Institute, explains the significance of September 17th and the Constitution. Ron NateRon is a professor of economics at BYU-Idaho and an Idaho state representative (LD.34). He specializes in applied microeconomics, public economics, quantitative methods, the economics of education, poverty economics, and public choice. He has…

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Have We Forgotten to Remember God?

The ratification of our U. S. Constitution on September 17, 1787, was a miracle. The attendees to the convention were of strong and varied opinions as to how the government of our new nation should be structured. Debate stretched over four hot summer months in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. When compromise or agreement seemed hopeless, Benjamin Franklin…

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ACTION ALERT: Unchain Idaho From Common Core!

We now have the chance to unchain Idaho from Common Core! Are you and your family aware of the decisions your legislators are making on your behalf for our children’s education here in Idaho? Earlier this year, the 2020 Idaho Content Standards Committee was established by the State Department of Education with the assignment to review Idaho’s Content…

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Common Core No More?

If we are not careful, we will miss the chance to rid Idaho of Common Core. Earlier this year, the joint Idaho House and Senate Education Committee voted to replace Common Core in schools. Common Core standards, also called the Idaho Content Standards, are expensive and ineffective. These standards were promoted as a way to…

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Action Alert: Take A Stand Against Common Core in Idaho

As many concerned Idahoans are aware, there has been a constant education battle in our state concerning the Idaho Content Standards which are patterned after (and in many cases identical to) Common Core Standards. What you may not have heard is that during the Idaho Legislative session earlier this year, a special committee was created…

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Idaho: Taking Important Steps Towards Securing “The Blessing Of Liberty”.

Now that Governor Brad Little has officially signed the last of the bills on his desk, the Idaho 2020 Legislative Session has officially come to a close. While it wasn’t an ideal session by any means, we are pleased with certain outcomes and legislative actions. We feel that the Idaho legislature has taken important steps…

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Coalition Applauds Governor Little’s Leadership to Promote Family Prosperity in Idaho 

The Protect Idaho Families Coalition supports the Governor’s decision to sign House Bills 500 and 509 into law. We recognize that the Fairness in Women’s Sports Act and the Idaho Vital Statistics Act are vital to the protection of every individual and family in our state.   “We are excited to see Idaho is going in…

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03.26.2020: Attacks on the Charter of Freedom Seminar

The third Seminar is entitled the “Attacks on the Charter of Freedom.” In this seminar, we will study the people, the organizations, and the groups who have been using their time, resources, and talents to change the direction of America in order to serve their own special interests. This has allowed emotionalism and private interests…

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01.22.2020: The U.S. Constitution & Current Events | Weekly Class

Our BrushFires project has partnered with one of our Spark Freedom student groups, the Restoration Generation, to provide in-depth training on constitutional topics and current events. The classes are free and open to the public.

01.29.2020: The U.S. Constitution & Current Events | Weekly Class

Our BrushFires project has partnered with one of our Spark Freedom student groups, the Restoration Generation, to provide in-depth training on constitutional topics and current events. The classes are free and open to the public.