By the Numbers: Banned Books Week

Editor’s Note: By the Numbers is a new feature of Constitution Daily that extracts thought-provoking data from the news. Whether you’re following us in school, at your place of work, or at home, By the Numbers provides data you can use to shape an opinion or start a civic conversation. Did you ever read “The […]

PJP Fellow Justin Martin says: an attempt to stop “anti-Israeli” speech on campus is an affront to the 1st Amendment

In an article in the Christian Science Monitor this month, PJP Fellow Justin Martin, who now teaches at the University of Maine, tells of an Israeli legal group’s letter to American college and university presidents asking them to be sensitive to expressions of anti-Semitism on American campuses. Martin suggests that the real target was speech […]

THE TOP 2012 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN THEME? IT’S THE CONSTITUTION, STUPID, THE CONSTITUTION!

In 2008, when Sen. Barack Obama was running for president against Sen. John McCain, there were three formal televised presidential debates. The Constitution was not raised at all in the first debate or the second. In the third, it was raised three times: once when McCain said that as president he would put justices on […]