How did the government first deal with the legal issue of requiring vaccines that promote immunity against diseases? The legal debate goes back more than a century and gives most of that power to the states.
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The gay-marriage debate in Alabama has taken another turn, after a federal judge overruled the state’s chief justice in a dispute over issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
In this commentary, Doug Kendall and Tom Donnelly from the Constitutional Accountability Center argue that during Black History Month, the time is ripe for a national conversation about the enduring meaning and importance of the Second Founding.
Sometime Friday, probably before noon, the Supreme Court is due to have a conversation about gay rights, discussing whether to open what could be the final judicial chapter on same-sex marriage.
January 1 is one of the most noteworthy days in American history, marking President Abraham Lincoln’s decision to issue the Emancipation Proclamation.