Aug 8

Constitution Daily Update: More snooping allegations, a new look at jail sentences



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Washington is under assault from Amazon’s Jeff Bezos and a team of 100 poison ivy eating goats. Also: we look at a bipartisan effort to shorten jail sentences and a big anniversary for the 25th Amendment.



Aug 8

Next 10 Amendments:Do we need an Equal Rights Amendment?



Posted 8 months, 13 days ago.

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Do we need a constitutional amendment to protect the rights of all people, regardless of race, color, gender, disability or sexual orientation? Let us know what you think as part of our Next 10 Amendments project.



Aug 7

Constitution Daily Update: Obama on spying, Congress gets involved in prayer case



Posted 8 months, 13 days ago.

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President Obama is reacting to Russia’s decision to harbor Edward Snowden. We also sum up an important case about public prayer heading to the Supreme Court, and look back at TR’s failed run in 1912.



Aug 7

Obama defends surveillance programs on Leno show



Posted 8 months, 13 days ago.

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President Barack Obama said in a late-night TV appearance that the United States doesn’t have “a domestic spying program” but it does track phone numbers and email addresses of terrorism suspects.



Aug 6

Constitution Daily Update: Voting Rights Act, three questions about privacy, DOMA and FISA



Posted 8 months, 14 days ago.

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It’s a big day for two constitutional milestones, and we have three looks at developing stories involving privacy, same-sex marriage, and national security.