Apr 10

Santorum ends presidential campaign before PA primary: Hate to say (Ed Rendell) told you so



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With Rick Santorum’s announcement that he is dropping out of the race for the Republican nomination, there is at least one person who can proudly say, “Hate to say I told you so.”



Mar 20

Are voter ID laws constitutional? (And are they a good idea?)



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Should states require voters to show photo identification to vote? As with just about any policy issue, there is a diversity of opinions. But perhaps the most endearing answer is one provided by a young visitor to the National Constitution Center. In response to the question, which was posed to visitors in the Center’s main… [Continue Reading]



Dec 12

Happy anniversary, Pennsylvania



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On December 12, 1787, Pennsylvania became the second state to ratify the Constitution, but it’s home to many firsts.



Mar 15

On the road to freedom, one (gradual) step at a time



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There are several reasons why the Act for the Gradual Abolition of Slavery is a remarkable document. First, a fun fact: It’s signed by Thomas Paine of Common Sense.



Feb 8

What gun best represents your state?



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State motto? State Tree? State bird? State…gun? A Texan explores the boundaries of state pride, and Utah’s impending bill to designate a state gun.