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Mar 31

A tribute to the cat who ran for the U.S. Senate



Posted 15 days ago.

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Among the most interesting and most viewed stories in Constitution Daily’s history is the tale of Hank the Cat, the feline who ran for the U.S. Senate in 2012. Today, we pay tribute to the Hank, who passed away last month at the age of 10.



Mar 31

A constitutional look at how Obamacare made it to today’s historic deadline



Posted 16 days ago.

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Today is the final day many eligible people can enroll in health coverage for 2014 under the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare. As the intense political and legal battles continue, but here’s a look at the constitutional issues in play and how we got here.



Mar 28

Texas abortion law case seems headed toward Supreme Court test



Posted 18 days ago.

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A federal appeals court ruling on Thursday upheld abortion laws in Texas and seemingly sets up a very important Supreme Court test at some point.



Mar 28

The conflict between rap lyrics and the First Amendment



Posted 19 days ago.

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The First Amendment’s free speech rights aren’t unlimited, and as some recent cases involving rap music artists show, rappers can be protected by that constitutional right, or face jail time for saying the wrong things.



Mar 28

Alan Dershowitz dishes about Hobby Lobby, O.J. Simpson and the Constitution



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The legendary and unpredictable Alan Dershowitz spent an hour speaking to a sold-out audience at the National Constitution Center on Thursday, discussing everything from the Hobby Lobby case, to the O.J. Simpson trial, to the meanest client he ever defended.