On Monday night, 12th annual John M. Templeton, Jr. Lecture was given by American Enterprise Institute W. H. Brady Scholar Charles Murray, as he discussed The Founding Virtues: 1787 and 2014.
Today marks the 59th anniversary of Rosa Parks’ decision to sit down for her rights on a Montgomery, Alabama, bus, putting the effort to end segregation on a fast track.
Can a police officer call in a canine officer after you’ve received a traffic ticket, to check your car for an illegal substance? The Supreme Court will settle part of that issue in an upcoming case.
We don’t talk a lot about the 12th Amendment at the National Constitution Center, but this week marks a milestone that is an important part of the Constitution: It allows Congress to settle disputed presidential elections.
Despite several years of strong lobbying and legislative efforts, the supporters of a national Internet sales tax won’t be getting that as a gift this holiday season.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, tackles a weighty issue: the FDA’s constitutional ability to mandate calorie counts on restaurant menus nationwide.
Thanksgiving has a long tradition as a holiday in the United States but not without some controversy. Here’s a look at some interesting facts, including the claimants to the first celebration and the President who sparked public outrage by trying to move the holiday’s date!
Kim VanWormer from Plimouth Plantation wrote this post for us a few years ago which still rings true today about the first Thanksgiving.
President George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation is truly historic, but would you fork over $8.4 million to own one of two copies of the original document?
Today marks the 225th anniversary of the national Thanksgiving holiday proclaimed by George Washington, as a way to give thanks for the Constitution, and honor religious and civil liberty.