Constitution Daily

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Podcast: The Second Amendment and gun rights

October 20, 2016 By NCC Staff

Joseph Blocher of Duke University and attorney Alan Gura discuss how Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump may enforce or undermine the right to bear arms.

Podcast: The Orlando shooting and the Constitution

June 23, 2016 By NCC Staff

Adam Winkler of the University of California, Los Angeles and Ilya Shapiro of the Cato Institute explore the constitutional debates over gun control and immigration policy.

The Orlando shooting and the Constitution

June 13, 2016 By NCC Staff

In the wake of the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, leaders on both sides of the aisle are calling for action. Here’s what you need to know.

Podcast: The Constitution in the 2016 presidential primaries

February 11, 2016 By NCC Staff

Ilya Shapiro of the Cato Institute and Michael Dorf of Cornell University Law School discuss hot topics on the campaign trail, including citizenship, immigration, and gun control.

Podcast: Jeffrey Rosen answers your constitutional questions

January 28, 2016 By NCC Staff

Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, answers listener questions about citizenship, gun rights, same-sex marriage, and more.

President Obama to participate in town hall on gun control

January 7, 2016 By Nicandro Iannacci

On the heels of several executive actions to combat gun violence in the United States, the President will join CNN’s Anderson Cooper for a live discussion at George Mason University on Thursday night at 8 p.m. ET.

Podcast: Does the Second Amendment protect the right to own and carry a gun?

November 24, 2015 By NCC Staff

This week, We the People is on the road to debate the history and meaning of the Second Amendment.

Podcast: A reasoned debate about the Second Amendment

October 22, 2015 By NCC Staff

Adam Winkler of the UCLA School of Law and Nelson Lund of the George Mason University School of Law examine the history of the Second Amendment and the current debates about the extent of its protections.

Federal court overturns D.C. open carry ban

July 30, 2014 By Matt George

On Saturday, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled that the city cannot prohibit individuals from carrying firearms in public.

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