Philadelphia and Philadelphians came to see grass roots constitution-making as a specific part of their past.
Each generation must learn the A B C’s of citizenship.
PJP FELLOW ANNAMARYA SCACCIA EXAMINES NEW HHS HEALTH CARE GUIDELINES AS MANDATED BY OBAMA HEALTH CARE REFORM;
HOW CAN WE SQUARE THE OPTION FOR “RELIGIOUS EXEMPTIONS” WITH THE FIRST AMENDMENT? Last month, the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued new Affordable Care Act guidelines requiring health insurance carriers to provide free access to birth control and women’s preventive services without cost-sharing beginning August 1, 2012. Adopted from recommendations made… [Continue Reading]
Just how private are the contents of your cellphone?
Citizenship is about membership in a political community, and being a good citizen is about meeting one’s responsibilities to the community as a whole.
PJP FELLOW CARRIE JOHNSON REPORTS ON RAMPED-UP ENFORCEMENT OF A STATUTE RESTRICTING SPEECH IN PROXIMITY TO ABORTION CLINICS FACE, or the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances act, was signed into law by President Bill Clinton in 1994. It prohibits protesters at abortion clinics from blocking access to clinics or threatening those who work at… [Continue Reading]
Obama’s supporters probably would like to see a leadership style that is more Medal of Honor and less Peace Prize.
In order to make the team, an individual had to be both a standout athlete and political official.
A new National Constitution Center-AP poll finds that Congress is the least trusted branch of government
The U.S. military earned the deepest respect, holding the confidence of 54% of Americans.
Now pending in Congress is a proposed amendment that would hand states power to repeal a federal law.