Constitution


Constitution Does Not Bar Sensible Gun Rules

The use of the Second Amendment to block consideration of sensible gun control measures is a national disgrace. And conservatives themselves have explained why this is true. For decades, conservatives…

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Census Ensures We All Count

When the Founding Fathers drafted the Constitution, they knew that for our country to be the true democratic republic they envisioned, it must reflect the ever-changing makeup of its people.…

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Leave the Constitution Alone

Our new political environment continually prompts the question “Is nothing sacred?” The grudging reverence people of both parties once felt for presidents is gone. Large segments of the electorate categorically…

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America Had a Government Before the Constitution

Americans have started paying more attention to the Constitution in recent times, in part to see what wisdom it might hold, and also to better understand what constraints might bind…

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OPINION: The NRA’s America

Even before the horrific attack in Orlando earlier this month, life in 21st century America had become intolerably, pervasively fearful. Our mad proliferation of guns, and the obscene loopholes that…

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New $60M Project to Fight for 1st Amendment

The First Amendment is getting a new champion, with some deep pockets. The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and Columbia University on Tuesday announced the launch of a…

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