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UPDATE: In an exclusive to Constitution Daily, bestselling author Robert Draper looks at one of the great early members of the House, Fisher Ames, who wrote a key section of the First Amendment on religion. Listen to Draper’s recent talk at the Constitution Center: (Author’s note: While doing research for my book on the House… [Continue Reading]
The recent flurry of news over the same-sex marriage issue has obscured signs of growing voter sentiments that the economy remains the driving issue behind the current presidential campaign.
Here’s a brief look at the top constitutional news stories and commentaries from this week: Obama’s support of gay marriage, a Romney supporter’s call for treason, and a ruling about free speech and Facebook “liking.”
Did President Obama endorse a Constitutional right to same-sex marriage? Constitutional expert Lyle Denniston looks at four ways the president could endorse the legal right of same-sex couples to enter civil marriage that could apply to all states – if he chose to do so.
Constitution Daily sits down with James Henke, the chief curator at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and finds out how the Hall landed its Bruce Springsteen exhibit – and what makes Bruce tick.