Jan 24

Why corporate free exercise needs to be revisited



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Scott W. Gaylord from Elon University argues in this commentary there are three reasons that closely-held corporations can use to raise free exercise claims when it comes to the Affordable Care Act and contraception.



Jan 23

Podcast: The future of Obamacare and the Affordable Care Act



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National Constitution Center President and CEO Jeffrey Rosen interviews legal commentator and law professor Jonathan H. Adler and Senior Counsel to Constitutional Accountability Center Simon Lazarus about constitutional controversies surrounding the Affordable Care Act.



Jan 23

Constitution Check: Has the Supreme Court already settled the fate of gay marriage bans?



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Lyle Denniston says the question of the correct constitutional standard about same-sex marriage is going to reach the Supreme Court in a way that can no longer be avoided



Jan 23

Happy birthday, 20th and 24th Amendments



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Today we celebrate the ratification of not one, but two constitutional amendments: the 20th Amendment (ratified January 23, 1933) and the 24th Amendment (ratified January 23, 1964). Here’s what you need to know.



Jan 22

Podcast: Analysis of the NSA, privacy and President Obama’s reforms



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The National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen joins leading privacy experts Peter Swire and Benjamin Wittes to break down President Obama’s speech about NSA reforms and what it really means for Americans.



Jan 22

Emergency presidential power: From the drafting of the Constitution to the War on Terror



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Chris Edelson from American University’s School of Public Affairs looks at the history of emergency presidential power from the drafting of the Constitution until today’s war on terror.



Jan 21

Constitution Check: Would a “public advocate” on spying be unconstitutional?



Posted 2 months, 25 days ago.

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Lyle Denniston looks at the constitutional uncertainty over President Obama’s request for a panel of advocates to appear in front of a secret government court that approves NSA requests to spy on Americans and others.



Jan 20

How Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday became a holiday



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The fight to make Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday a holiday took 32 years, a lot of campaigning, and guest appearances including Stevie Wonder, Ted Kennedy, and the National Football League.



Jan 20

First Amendment issues remain open in net neutrality ruling



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Legal scholars and business leaders alike are still sifting through an appeals court ruling that strikes down much of the FCC’s power to bar Internet service providers from discriminating against information providers.



Jan 19

Five interesting facts about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.



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Constitution Daily looks back at the inspirational story of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and uncovers some interesting facts about the late civil rights leader’s life.