There are several reasons why the Act for the Gradual Abolition of Slavery is a remarkable document. First, a fun fact: It’s signed by Thomas Paine of Common Sense.
A behind-the-scenes look at Vision 2020, our exhibit focusing on women’s history.
The question that conflicts our dear Shock and Awe: Should Congress keep government running while they work out a budget deal, or should they shut it down to force the issue?
This week (on March 9) marks the anniversary of the acceptance of the first female cadets to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. Our guest writer, a West Point cadet, shares her perspective on what it’s like to be a woman at West Point today.
The National Constitution Center opened its doors last Saturday night to several key participants in the immigration reform debate with passionate opposing views, including Pennsylvania State Representative Daryl Metcalfe and ACLU lawyer Cecillia Wang.
We asked some of our C&D guests: Should a fringe church be able to protest near military funerals?
Let us now thank Pastor Fred Phelps and the members of his Westboro Baptist Church for teaching us all a lesson.
Can police accept a statement from a dying man?
New Senate Legislation Aims to Protect those Who Report Suspicious Activity Back in 2006, six Muslim imams boarding a plane in Minneapolis were reported by other passengers as suspicious when they prayed in their seats, switched seats, and asked for extensions to their seat belts. It was reported that three of the imams had checked […]
Our Constitution says nothing about how we pick presidential candidates—it doesn’t really anticipate political parties at all.