Constitution Daily

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While health care steals the spotlight, Stolen Valor Act struck down

June 28, 2012 By Holly Munson

Most of the media on Thursday was mesmerized by the theatrics surrounding the landmark Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act. But the court issued a ruling on another contested law--one with intriguing constitutional plot twists and a colorful character in the starring role.

The Constitution This Week: Filibusters, the defense bill, and church and state

May 20, 2012 By Holly Munson

Here’s a brief look at the top constitutional news stories and commentaries from this week: Filibusters, the defense bill, and church and state.

The 12th Amendment and the demise of Americans Elect

May 18, 2012 By Holly Munson

Americans Elect, the group promoting a centrist, third-party choice for president that would be nominated through an online convention, has officially called it quits.

America's [presidents] got talent

May 16, 2012 By Holly Munson

Here's another addition we'd love to see on "America's Got Talent": U.S. presidents. Although the historical presidents might be tricky, here are five presidents that should be at the top of the audition list.

The Constitution This Week: Gay marriage, treason, and Facebook "likes"

May 11, 2012 By Holly Munson

Here’s a brief look at the top constitutional news stories and commentaries from this week: Obama's support of gay marriage, a Romney supporter's call for treason, and a ruling about free speech and Facebook "liking."

The Constitution This Week: Personhood, protesters, and partisanship

May 4, 2012 By Holly Munson

Here’s a brief look at the top constitutional news stories and commentaries from this week. The top three: personhood, tea party protesters, and partisanship.

If I were the devil

May 2, 2012 By Holly Munson

How’s this for a creative writing prompt: “If I were the devil, I would ____.” Lately, this concept seems to hold particular allure.

The Constitution This Week: Immigration, veeps, and Myanmar

April 27, 2012 By Holly Munson

Here’s a brief look at the top constitutional news stories and commentaries from this week: Immigration, VP picks, and Myanmar.

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