Sunday marked an important anniversary in American history: the congressional declaration of war on Japan on December 8, 1941. But since then, Congress has rarely used its constitutional power formally issue a war declaration.
National Constitution Center:Dec 9, 2013In the spirit of the Bill of Rights, especially the First Amendment, we are giving away special prizes on our Facebook page throughout the holiday season! Today's prize package is a family four-pack of tickets to the Philadelphia Museum of Art + a four-pack of tickets to the National Constitution Center!
For a chance to win, like our page and comment under this post, telling us what your FAVORITE thing about December is! We’ll announce a randomly selected winner tomorrow at 1 p.m. Good luck!
National Constitution Center:Dec 8, 2013The museum has closed early today due to inclement weather. We will reopen tomorrow, Monday, December 9 at 9:30 a.m.
National Constitution Center:Dec 8, 2013Mark your calendars! $5 admission next Saturday, 12/14, courtesy of Macy's, in honor of the 222nd anniversary of the Bill of Rights! What rights do you hold near and dear? Tell us below using hashtag #MyRightTo.
National Constitution Center CEO Jeffrey Rosen says although the Supreme Court upheld the centerpiece of the Affordable Care Act more than a year ago, last week the second round of legal challenges to Obamacare made their prime-time debut.