Pitchers, catchers…and signers report: a Founding Fathers baseball dream team

If the framers of the Constitution were a baseball team, who would they be and what position would they play?

This week and the Constitution: CPAC, civility, and Springsteen

The Constitution is a big buzzword for Election 2012, and more than ever, citizens, pundits, and politicians are turning to the Constitution for answers–and sometimes ammunition, as they try to prove the Constitution is on their side.

Constitution Check: Does the Constitution protect private moral convictions?

From the very founding of the Nation, the Constitution has been understood to protect private religious beliefs from government intrusion. The same is not true for private moral values or convictions.

“Can we talk” about contraception?

There have long been partisan, political and theological divides on issues involving women’s health, insurance mandates, workplace privacy and contraception. Last week they ran a collision course over the dispute on whether insurance coverage for contraception could be required for female employees at organizations with religious affiliations.