Lyle Denniston examines claims that the Second Amendment protects gun-ownership rights extensively and how that jibes with a 2008 Supreme Court decision.
A new effort from Grover Norquist to protect digital privacy and an ongoing court fight over laptops at borders have put the Fourth Amendment back in the national headlines.
On March 18, 2008, Senator Barack Obama made his campaign-defining “A More Perfect Union” speech at the National Constitution Center. Here’s a look back at the moment and why it was historically important.
James Madison, the father of the Constitution, had a birthday over the weekend. How much do you know about the fourth president?
Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor dropped by the National Constitution Center on Friday night to give a sold-out crowd a history lesson, and share a few stories about the court.
As a potential government creeps slowly up on Congress, the Senate has missed a deadline its leadership set this week to pass funding past March 27th.
As Orwellian as the year 1984 seemed, it could not have matched the potential for Big Brother-like surveillance that drones have the power to create in 2013.
In a national capital debating a government shutdown and a debt crisis, one issue has consumed the media: the White House ban on tours. And so far, the White House is fighting an uphill battle.
Just in time for the weekend, here’s a look at the winning recipes from the National Constitution Center’s competition challenging Philadelphia mixologists to concoct the “Best ’20s-Inspired Cocktail” in honor of the Center’s acclaimed exhibition, American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition.
The United States Postal Service’s ability to end Saturday mail delivery has made its way into the debate over funding the federal government after March 27.