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Jul 23

Out of the 77,000 National Rifle Association (NRA) certified firearms trainers only 1,700 are women…



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2011 PJP Fellow Angela McKenzie found one proud Second Amendment advocate in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.’s JACKIE EMSLIE. You can hear her profile of Emslie here.



Jul 22

2011 PJP Fellow Andrew Hedlund asks: Does the mere imposition of a debt ceiling violate the 14th Amendment?



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Section Four of the Fourteenth Amendment asserts that “the validity of the public debt of the United States, authorized by law…shall not be questioned.” So, does President Obama really need to get Congressional approval to raise the debt ceiling? Andrew Hedlund, a 2009 PJP Fellow and a student at Arizona State University, published this discussion… [Continue Reading]



Jul 22

10 unconventional platforms that put the “party” in political party



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The lineup of those on the fringes of political partydom is replete with satirists, activists, and opportunists.



Jul 21

Making connections with constitutional chalk art



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See the chalk mural timeline created by Spray, an artist, political activist and educator.



Jul 21

Constitution Check: Must the next federal budget be balanced?



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It’s a safe bet that when the new fiscal year for the federal government begins on October 1, the Constitution will not require a balanced budget.