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.
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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.
President Obama’s critical remarks this week about the Supreme Court and the Affordable Care Act echo similar remarks from three years ago when the Justices were deciding the first big Obamacare challenge.
The United States Supreme Court, in a majority opinion from Justice Anthony Kennedy, said on Monday that the President, and not Congress, has the power to determine how Jerusalem is listed on U.S. passports.