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While at first it might seem strange that a mayor would get arrested at a protest, Gray’s action is simply part of a long tradition of dissent that even precedes the founding of the republic.
A recent op-ed suggests voters should have to take a test. Would that be Constitutional? The answer may surprise you.
In the case of the 21st Amendment, it’s easy to get caught up in Section 1. This is the part that repeals the 18th Amendment, ending the prohibition of the manufacture, sale or transportation of intoxicating liquors in the United States. Except that it didn’t.
As Adam Goodheart, author of the remarkable new book 1861: The Civil War Awakening, pointed out to a rapt, sell-out audience at the National Constitution Center this week, some criticize him for his repression of civil liberties and other downfalls.
This Tax Day, check out “Dollars and Sense,” the newest episode of our web video-lesson series Constitution Hall Pass, to learn about how the government manages its money.