The controversy over the public display of a Confederate flag at South Carolina’s capitol has given new life to some old arguments about state-level protections given to Confederate flag-related items.
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Today is the 233rd birthday of the Great Seal of the United States. So how close did we really come to having a turkey instead of an eagle as our national symbol?
Former vice president Aaron Burr usually isn’t credited as a Founding Father, but there is one instance where Burr directly helped to change the Constitution by forcing the passage of the 12th amendment.
Among the most controversial of all Supreme Court decisions has its 25th anniversary this month, when a divided Court in June 1989 allowed flag burning as protected free speech. So how did the Court choose to make an unpopular decision about an American institution?
North Carolina’s House on Thursday overrode and effectively passed a state law that allows government officials to refuse to marry people, including same-sex couples, by citing a religious objection.