Abigail Perkiss from Kean University looks at similarities between a proposal in Oklahoma to ban marriages of all types in the state, as a way to block same-sex marriages, and tactics used to block desegregation in the 1950s.
National Constitution Center looks at a virtually obsolete provision in the Constitution: the Third Amendment.
As part of the National Constitution Center’s 27 Amendments (In 27 Days) project, each day we will look at a constitutional amendment. Today, we look at the Second Amendment, which protects individuals’ rights to possess firearms unconnected to any service in a militia.
As part of the National Constitution Center’s 27 Amendments (In 27 Days) project , each day we will look at a constitutional amendment. Today, we look at the First Amendment, which protects religious freedom and the freedom of expression.
Floyd Abrams has litigated the most controversial and compelling First Amendment cases to appear before the court in recent years. In this hour-long interview, he speaks about his memoir, Friend of the Court: On the Front Lines with the First Amendment.
Two of the world’s top experts on Net Neutrality, Tim Wu and Stuart M. Benjamin, join the National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen to discuss a recent court ruling that could change the way you surf the Internet – and use it as a platform for Free Speech under the First Amendment.
Lyle Denniston looks at a claim that the Religious Freedom Restoration Act is actually a law that advocates the establishment of religion and is unconstitutional.
Linda Greenhouse, Donald Ritchie and Richard Valelly offer an impartial, insightful primer on the basics of the American political system and how the Founding Fathers intended for it to work.
Peter Swire of the White House NSA Review Board, Anita Allen of the University of Pennsylvania Charlie Savage of the New York Times join National Constitution Center CEO Jeffrey Rosen to discuss government surveillance, past and future.
Lyle Denniston says an order that the Supreme Court issued late last week in a case involving a Roman Catholic order of nuns suggests that the claim has already found some sympathy among the Justices.