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]



Mar 16

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



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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]



Dec 6

Say What? “Price tag on the First Amendment”



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Wisconsin has a new policy that hits protesters with fees–but does it violate their First Amendment rights?



Mar 8

The time for consensus has passed



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The time to build a consensus ended in 2003 just prior to the massive real estate bubble blown as a result of terrible economic policy, writes our guest author.



Mar 2

Is Wisconsin a sign of things to come?



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We asked four Civility and Democracy panelists for their perspectives on the Wisconsin and government shutdowns in less than 250 words.