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Sep 20

Constitution Check: Is Constitution Day unconstitutional?



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There is one Supreme Court decision that deals directly with a funding condition imposed on educational institutions.



Sep 19

10 other things Xtina doesn’t know about “The Star-Spangled Banner”



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Francis Scott Key scribbled the initial verse of his song on the back of a letter 197 years ago.



Sep 17

THE CONSTITUTION, VERMONT, AND MY INNKEEPER



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When Texas governor Rick Perry suggested earlier this year that his state might consider seceding from the Union, it was greeted as the persistent echo of the Southern Confederacy. So I was surprised when, vacationing in Vermont last month, I listened to a local political activist there make his case for the Green Mountain State,… [Continue Reading]



Sep 16



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“I believe that long after people have left my classes and forgotten what I have tried to teach them I want them to have the 14th Amendment floating around in their heads… when people have protested the denial of civil rights and civil liberties and claimed equal protection under the law, it’s the 14th Amendment… [Continue Reading]



Sep 16

Celebrate Constitution Day with “Constitution Hall Pass” [VIDEO]



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The new episode features Signers’ Hall and the main exhibit at the National Constitution Center.