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Reports: Privacy bill CISPA shut down in Senate

Posted 11 months, 22 days ago.

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A controversial bill approved by the House that could let online companies share users’ personal information with the federal government won’t be considered for a Senate vote, according to reports on Monday.

VIDEO: The Daily Show on Fox News and a “weak Constitution”

Posted 11 months, 23 days ago.

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It’s not news that The Daily Show is criticizing Fox News, but this week one segment took a distinctly constitutional turn.

How can a segregated prom still exist?

Posted 11 months, 26 days ago.

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Contributor Amy E. Feldman looks at how a segregated high school prom can take place, nearly 60 years after a series of historic Supreme Court decisions.

Constitution Check: Can Congress override state and local gun control laws?

Posted 11 months, 27 days ago.

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Lyle Denniston looks at the challenges of passing a federal law that would guarantee the right of someone to carry a concealed gun as they travel between states.

TV news anchors, cursing, and the First Amendment

Posted 11 months, 28 days ago.

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Aspiring news anchor A.J. Clemente was fired after cursing on live television and became a national celebrity in a 72-hour time span. So what happens to the station that aired his indecent words?