As Constitution Daily heads toward the end of 2014, we look at the five most-popular podcasts in our “We The People” series hosted by National Constitution Center president and CEO Jeffrey Rosen.
Today marks the birthday of perhaps the most-maligned president in American history. But was Andrew Johnson really that bad, or just the target of some second-guessing historians?
A federal court ruling upholding gun rights for people who had a past mental illness is being closely watched as a potential Supreme Court test case.
On a blustery Christmas Day in 1776, George Washington led a daring attack in what we would call today a “special ops” mission by the Founding Fathers that changed the course of American history.
December 25 is celebrated in parts of the world as Christmas Day, as a religious holiday (commemorating the birth of Jesus) and a secular holiday. It’s also a big day for other events in American history.
News that the controversial comedy movie “The Interview” will be shown on Christmas Day is dredging up a rather complicated, and confused, argument about the Constitution’s First Amendment.
The issues of Obamacare funding and the legality of same-sex marriage bans now have official dates on the Supreme Court schedule for the start of the New Year.
On December 24, 1814, the Treaty of Ghent officially ended the War of 1812, but the delayed news couldn’t stop nearly 1,000 British troops from being killed at the Battle of New Orleans.
As the holiday season heads toward a conclusion, the annual conflicts over nativity seasons and religious references have reached a high point. Here’s a look at some current Christmas controversies around the country.
Three years ago, an inmate in California and his lawyer convinced a judge that the Seinfeld-inspired holiday Festivus was a legitimate religious activity. The story made national headlines, but it also contained a few lessons about the legal system—and kosher food.