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7 Little Known Facts About the Constitution

Here is a list of seven lesser-known facts about the Constitution and the Bill of Rights: Read More …

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5 Common Misconceptions About the Constitution

Here is a list of five common misconceptions about the Constitution and the Bill of Rights: Read More …

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Guns, Race and That Flag – They’ve Always Been Bound Together in America

The spate of recent shootings has made clear the connection of guns and race in America. Statistics of inner-city gun violence show the connection pretty much every day. In this context, the National Rifle Association actually believes in gun control. “Nothing,” says the NRA, should Read More …

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Misunderstanding the Constitution in the 2016 Republican Presidential Primary

“Time to rein in the United States Supreme Court,” pronounced Ted Cruz, junior senator from Texas, self-professed disciple of Originalism and aspiring presidential candidate. Cruz held hearings to stop the high court’s “lawlessness” and “judicial tyranny,” which he titled “With Prejudice: Supreme Court Activism and Read More …

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Getting God Power

Much of the modern argument on the scope of the First Amendment and freedom both of and from religions has to do about getting God power. Getting God-Power for the army is still in play. Geoffrey R. Stone, in a UCLA article, The World of Read More …

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The Boston Tea Party was not a Protest Against Taxes

Rather, the political street gang called the “Sons of Liberty” was protesting tax unfairness. The modern Tea Party has it wrong. The issue was that the British East India Company had a monopoly allowing them to import tea into the colonies without paying taxes. This Read More …

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