Lyle Denniston looks at recent comments from Newt Gingrich about the need for a political fight in America and how they compare with James Madison’s vision of a useful debate.
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Lyle Denniston explains why the economic livelihood of Indian tribes is now even further assured, after a Supreme Court ruling this week confirmed tribes’ ability to build casinos on non-reservation lands.
Lyle Denniston says a movement to promote the adoption of the so-called “smart gun” technology will most likely be opposed by lawyers working to promote robust Second Amendment rights.
Lyle Denniston looks at a recent public debate about who really sparked the movement toward an equal right to marry for same-sex couples.
Lyle Denniston looks at the latest talk about different ways to amend the Constitution, including ideas about changing the article that outlines the amendment process.