Republicans are whining about a spate of new laws hitting the books in places like California, but when it comes down to it, most of these laws won’t even hold up to the Constitution. Mike Papantonio takes on a panel of conservatives on Fox News to debate the issue.

Farron Cousins is the executive editor of The Trial Lawyer magazine and a contributing writer at He is the co-host / guest host for Ring of Fire Radio. His writings have appeared on Alternet, Truthout, and The Huffington Post. Farron received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of West Florida in 2005 and became a member of American MENSA in 2009. Follow him on Twitter @farronbalanced