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Apr 15
Constitution Check: Does the Second Amendment need to be amended?

Constitution Check: Does the Second Amendment need to be amended?

Lyle Denniston looks at recent statements from retired Justice John Paul Stevens about limiting gun rights, and a political reality that runs counter to that idea.

Second Amendment
Apr 15
Tax Day trivia: Why do we have the IRS (and other factoids)?

Tax Day trivia: Why do we have the IRS (and other factoids)?

April 15 is marked each year as the traditional day people need to file their taxes, so it’s not exactly celebrated as a holiday. But how did April 15 become the big day--and how did we get the IRS in the first place?

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