Today we celebrate the anniversary of the first 10 amendments, known as the Bill of Rights (ratified December 15, 1791). Here’s what you need to know!
The Obama Administration says lethal drone strikes on terrorism suspects are in full accordance with the law. But should it engage in more public discussion on the constitutional justification for such a policy?
On Wednesday, President Barack Obama told ABC News he supports same-sex marriages, but where does Congress currently stand on a constitutional amendment to ban such marriages nationally?
The Constitution in the news this week: cell phone tracking, teens on Twitter, the Supreme Court's ruling on strip searches, President Obama's civics lesson, and same-sex couples on immigration.
While the Supreme Court was hearing history-making arguments on the Affordable Care Act, delegates and supporters of Vision 2020 made organizational history in Washington as 150 women and men attended a White House briefing Tuesday on domestic policy issues.
Here’s a brief look at the top constitutional news stories and commentaries from this week.
Ten years have passed since the U.S. government opened the military detention facility at the U.S. Naval base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, symbolizing an energetic effort to round up suspected terrorists. Perhaps a decade might have been long enough for the constitutional issues over war-on-terrorism policies to get settled. That hasn’t happened, though.
In this installment, we look at SOPA—the Stop Online Piracy Act—currently being debated in the House.
For more than two centuries Americans have sought to strike a balance between liberty and security.