Last week, the Catholic Archdiocese of Oklahoma City dropped its lawsuit against a local Satanist group over the use of consecrated hosts for a “black mass.” But that doesn’t mean Satanists have shied away from asserting their constitutional rights.
As the United States capital of Washington, D.C. burned 200 years ago today, it was an act of nature that helped to drive the British from the besieged city, and possibly save it from more destruction.
Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia opposes same-sex marriage, but in a twist of fate his own words could make the unions a reality if the issue makes it back to the high court.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s adviser on constitutional literacy, looks at a new debate over the nature of local policing, and if a program of military giveaways may have had some seriously unfortunate consequences in the Ferguson situation.
Hawaii joined the Union on this day in 1959, an act that remains historically significant but not without controversy.
For the first time in nearly a century, a sitting Texas governor faces criminal charges for alleged “abuse of official capacity” and “coercion of a public official” in an ongoing dispute with a local district attorney.
After more violence in Ferguson, Missouri, reports of additional journalist arrests have sparked debate about the media’s First Amendment right to report the news without obstructing police activities.
The public protests in Ferguson, Missouri, over a police shooting have expanded an ongoing debate about the First Amendment right of journalists and citizens to record video of police activities.
As the next Supreme Court terms near in October, Constitution Daily previews big cases before the Court. First up: beard lengths and religious rights in jail.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at the controversy over Texas Governor Rick Perry and the role of the grand jury in the process.