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Two constitutions make rare public appearances

Posted 11 months, 12 days ago.

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Two constitutions with a ton of historic appeal have been making rare public appearances, including one that is more than 12 feet long.

Three lessons learned from Mark Sanford’s win

Posted 11 months, 13 days ago.

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Former South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford is his state’s new representative in the House. So what does his comeback win say about the electoral process?

Constitution Check: What is the government’s role on teen sex?

Posted 11 months, 14 days ago.

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Lyle Denniston looks at the rights of parents and children in the decision to potentially allow younger teens to buy Plan B contraceptives.

In search of the 28th amendment to the Constitution

Posted 11 months, 19 days ago.

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A Tennessee congressman has raised eyebrows in a controversial speech to add a 28th amendment to the Constitution. The effort is the latest attempt to change a document that almost seems unchangeable.

Constitution Check: Was the court wrong in agreeing to decide and in its ruling in Bush v. Gore?

Posted 11 months, 19 days ago.

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Lyle Denniston examines the latest remarks by retired Justice Sandra Day O’Connor about how the Supreme Court acted in the controversial Bush v. Gore decision.