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Sep 15

To honor the Constitution, let’s help schools create savvy citizens



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Each generation must learn the A B C’s of citizenship.



Sep 15

PJP FELLOW ANNAMARYA SCACCIA EXAMINES NEW HHS HEALTH CARE GUIDELINES AS MANDATED BY OBAMA HEALTH CARE REFORM;



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HOW CAN WE SQUARE THE OPTION FOR “RELIGIOUS EXEMPTIONS” WITH THE FIRST AMENDMENT? Last month, the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued new Affordable Care Act guidelines requiring health insurance carriers to provide free access to birth control and women’s preventive services without cost-sharing beginning August 1, 2012. Adopted from recommendations made… [Continue Reading]



Sep 15

Cellphones, privacy and the Constitution



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Just how private are the contents of your cellphone?



Sep 15

Can for-profit corporations be good citizens?



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Citizenship is about membership in a political community, and being a good citizen is about meeting one’s responsibilities to the community as a whole.



Sep 14

SAVING "FACE" OR SILENCING PROTEST?:



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PJP FELLOW CARRIE JOHNSON REPORTS ON RAMPED-UP ENFORCEMENT OF A STATUTE RESTRICTING SPEECH IN PROXIMITY TO ABORTION CLINICS FACE, or the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances act, was signed into law by President Bill Clinton in 1994. It prohibits protesters at abortion clinics from blocking access to clinics or threatening those who work at… [Continue Reading]