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Constitution Cafe: Taxation without representation?

October 14, 2014 By Christopher Phillips

As part of our Constitution Café series, author Chris Phillips is asking for your thoughts about giving congressional representation to people who pay federal taxes in in the U.S. territories and possessions, and in Washington D.C.

Constitution Café: Should the voting age be lowered again?

August 11, 2014 By Christopher Phillips

At what age should our Constitution give an American citizen the right to vote? Tell us what you think it this Constitution Café discussion!

Republic, Found: The relationship between the Declaration and Constitution

July 22, 2014 By Christopher Phillips

National Constitution Center senior fellow Christopher Phillips looks at the theoretical debate that the Declaration of Independence should be considered, when relevant, on par with the Constitution in legal cases.

Republic, Found: Constitutional literacy and citizenship

July 7, 2014 By Christopher Phillips

National Constitution Center senior fellow Christopher Phillips shares a personal story about constitutional literacy and citizenry.

Republic, Found

June 23, 2014 By Christopher Phillips

National Constitution Center senior fellow Christopher Phillips explains why a vibrant constitutional republic hinges on an informed and involved citizenry.

Discuss: Is it too difficult to change the Constitution?

June 20, 2014 By NCC Staff

As part of our Constitution Café series, author Chris Phillips is asking for your thoughts about making the constitutional amendment process easier.

Debate The Constitution: More House members?

April 28, 2014 By NCC Staff

As part of a series called Constitution Café, moderator Chris Phillips is asking some thought-provoking questions about foundational constitutional issues. This week: Do we need a House of Representatives with many more members?

Do we need a freedom of conscience clause?

March 13, 2014 By Scott Bomboy

As part of a series called Constitution Café, moderator Chris Phillips is asking some thought-provoking questions about foundational constitutional issues. This week: Was James Madison right to ask for a freedom of conscience clause in the Constitution?

Does the Constitution need part of the Declaration of Independence attached?

February 6, 2014 By NCC Staff

As part of a series called Constitution Café, moderator Chris Phillips is asking some thought-provoking questions about foundational constitutional issues. First up: Should part of the Declaration of Independence be incorporated into the Constitution?

Congress, elections top concerns in Next 10 Amendments project

September 17, 2013 By NCC Staff

After months of online debate, thousands of National Constitution Center blog readers have sent a message: They want certain constitutional elements about Congress and elections changed.

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