Constitution Center in the News

In the News

The National Constitution Center’s exhibitions, programs, and initiatives receive prominent coverage in regional and national media. Below is just a sampling of the Center’s recent coverage.

Politifact: New York City mayor says president can’t defund sanctuary cities ‘across the board’

Lana Ulrich, associate in-house counsel at the National Constitution Center, comments a constitutional aspect of the debate over funding sanctuary cities.

December 1, 2016

Constitution Daily mention on SCOTUSblog, 12/1/2016

On SCOTUSBLOG: At Constitution Daily, Scott Bomboy looks at the Supreme Court cases establishing that flag-burning is protected under the First Amendment, noting that the “decisions remain controversial to the present day,” but that for “the incoming President Trump, the only likely option short of a constitutional amendment would be a change of heart at the Supreme Court.”

December 1, 2016

EducationNext: Can a Redesigned AP Government Course Get Schools Back Into the Civic Education Game?

The College Board has enlisted the National Constitution Center to prepare articles for students showing both sides of controversial Supreme Court cases.

December 1, 2016

USA TODAY: Trump unlikely to sway Supreme Court on flag burning

In USA TODAY, Jeffrey Rosen, president of the nonpartisan National Constitution Center, says flag-burning decisions are "entrenched as part of our First Amendment tradition."

November 30, 2016

New York Magazine: Donald Trump Wants You to Burn the Flag While He Burns the Constitution

Jonathan Chait cites Constitution Daily's analysis of the flag-burning debate.

November 29, 2016

Friday round-up


September 30, 2016

From parchment to iPad: U.S. Constitution digitized

Newsworks WHYY National Public Radio

September 16, 2016

How Teamwork Built America

Scholastic News

September 15, 2016

Powers of the President

Bucks Local News

August 13, 2016

Constitution Center upgrading its Kimmel Theater and show

The Philadelphia Inquirer

January 13, 2016

Right to bear arms falls short in Chicago debate

The Columbia Chronicle

November 23, 2015

Constitution Center partnering with Google on tech fair

Philadelphia Business Journal

August 17, 2015

John Roberts, the Umpire in Chief

The New York Times

June 27, 2015

Dalai Lama will visit city for honor

The Philadelphia Inquirer

June 18, 2015

Bill of Rights goes on display at Constitution Center

The Philadelphia Tribune

December 15, 2014

Grant to enhance constitutional awareness

The Philadelphia Inquirer

December 9, 2014

2014 Liberty Medal Recipient Malala Yousafzai

Philadelphia Inquirer

June 30, 2014

Presidential Paradox

The Baltimore Sun

May 11, 2014

Monticello comes to Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Inquirer

February 25, 2014

Exploring Slavery at Jefferson’s Plantation

Philadelphia Business Journal

February 24, 2014

2014 Spring Preview: Slavery at Jefferson’s Monticello

The Philadelphia Inquirer

January 26, 2014

Gates tells of D.C. experience

The Philadelphia Inquirer

January 24, 2014

Jeff Rosen leads “America’s Town Hall”

Philadelphia Business Journal

September 20, 2013

Kerry Sautner talks Constitution Day

Scholastic News

September 17, 2013

A Day to Celebrate the Constitution

Jeffrey Rosen (

September 15, 2013

Hillary Clinton Receives Liberty Medal

The Philadelphia Inquirer

September 11, 2013

Hillary Clinton awarded Liberty Medal

Yahoo! News

September 10, 2013

Honor for Hillary Clinton brings out bipartisanship

The Washington Post

September 10, 2013

Ginsburg Speaks on Activism

The Philadelphia Inquirer

September 7, 2013

A Bush to honor a Clinton

CNN Politics

June 27, 2013

Chopper offers ride back in time


June 23, 2013

Walking through a tumultuous year

The Philadelphia Inquirer

June 16, 2013

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