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Feb 10

This week and the Constitution: Gay marriage, relevance and killer whales



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Here’s a brief look at the top constitutional news stories and commentaries from this week.



Feb 10

At the Table: U.S. Students Make their First Videos



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U.S. student Gaberiel Nieto makes his first audio slideshow chronicling the story of one student’s struggle to overcome life in a violent neighborhood through poetry.



Feb 9

Constitution Check: Do gay couples now have a constitutional right to get married?



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The language of rights, and especially of constitutional rights, is sometimes not used with precision. More can be claimed by a simple suggestion that rights exist than is, in fact, true.



Feb 8

Octavius Catto: Philadelphia’s “Forgotten Hero”



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Catto and his soon-to-be-wife, Caroline Le Count, campaigned aggressively for the desegregation of the transportation network by sitting on the streetcars and refusing to move.



Feb 8

The Inquisition by acquisition



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It’s hard to think of a more appropriate venue for a discussion of the Inquisition than the National Constitution Center.