Mar 20

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

Posted 2 years, 1 month ago.


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]

Mar 16

The Constitution This Week: Voter ID laws, Facebook, and contraception

Posted 2 years, 1 month ago.


News headlines, politicians, and hot-button issues come and go, but one 225-year-old document continues to emerge in our conversations about our nation’s most important questions and challenges: the Constitution. The Constitution is a big buzzword for Election 2012, and more than ever, citizens, pundits, and politicians are turning to the Constitution for answers–and sometimes ammunition,… [Continue Reading]

Jan 16

What Would Dr. King Say?

Posted 2 years, 3 months ago.


Is it time to finally declare Dixie “changed”? That is at the heart of the Texas redistricting decision now before the Supreme Court.

Dec 21

The census results are in!

Posted 3 years, 4 months ago.


Every 10 years, Congress gets reconfigured by a Census. Did your state win or lose?