On Monday, the 150th anniversary of the ratification of the 14th Amendment, the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia announced a series of initiatives to commemorate the Reconstruction amendment.
The gay-marriage ruling itself is probably more secure than other precedents, in part because the country has come to accept it, said Jeffrey Rosen, president of the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia.
Jeffrey Rosen, law professor and President & CEO of the National Constitution Center, tells Ali Velshi that while Supreme Court justices like to say they don’t follow opinion polls or election results, they tend to follow broad public opinion when ruling.
"The highlight of the Constitution Center is a regular live performance telling the story of the Declaration of Independence, the Revolutionary War, the years leading up to the Constitutional Convention – and then of the momentous deliberations that produced the U.S. Constitution itself."
President and CEO Jeffrey Rosen discusses James Madison and social media at the 2018 Aspen Ideas Festival: “I can say with complete, nonpartisan virtue that Madison would be horrified by the idea of a tweeting president. He would not have followed Obama or Trump on Twitter.”
"Julie Wollman, president of Widener University, and Jeffrey Rosen, president of the National Constitution Center, a nonprofit group, discuss how education can help people understand First Amendment rights in an age of incivility."
"Former Attorney General Eric Holder discussed everything from political gerrymandering to criminal justice reform, as well as his take on the recent arrest of two Black men at a Starbucks in Center City, during his keynote address at the National Constitution Center Monday night."