The 21st Amendment to the Constitution was certainly popular on this day in 1933, when it was ratifies and end the long national experiment known as Prohibition. Here is what the text actually says.
On December 5, 1933, three states voted to repeal Prohibition, putting the ratification of the 21st Amendment into place. But did Prohibition really end on that fateful day?
Our Jeffrey Rosen speaks with Steven M. Freeman from the Anti-Defamation League and Ilya Shapiro from the Cato Institute about a potential landmark Supreme Court case about Facebook and free speech.
With the events of Ferguson, Missouri, close in mind, a New York grand jury voted on Wednesday not to bring charges against Officer Daniel Pantaleo for the death of Eric Garner.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s adviser on constitutional literacy, looks at the House’s effort to declare President Obama’s immigration executive orders null and void.
The study of civics could get a big push in seven states where laws are being considered to require high school students to pass a basic citizenship test to get a diploma.
National Constitution Center president and CEO Jeffrey Rosen breaks down the arguments in the Supreme Court case about UPS and the rights of pregnant women in the workplace.
The nine Justices of the Supreme Court will hear arguments on Wednesday about a case that could affect women who are working and pregnant, and may want job conditions changed based on their pregnancy.
Abigail Perkiss from Kean University examines protests over the Ferguson situation and the use of the word “riot,” which has a long and complicated history in United States history.
Franklin Foer, editor of The New Republic, and the National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen talk about the publication’s 100-year anniversary and a recently released book on its fascinating history.