Nation Topics - The Constitution
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A former ACLU attorney points out that corporate spending on political campaigns is not “free speech” deserving First Amendment protection.
Today's “right to life” rhetoric is a bizarre cross between the theological imperative to be fruitful and multiply and the fetishism of microbiological cellular promise.
The individual mandate is not a threat to fundamental liberties.
With Obama's signing of the National Defense Authorization Act, the prison becomes a permanent fixture.
With the signing of the National Defense Authorization Act, the president has brought Guantánamo-style justice to the United States.
The National Defense Authorization Act would authorize indefinite military detention for US citizens, stripping Americans of their constitutional rights.
That's what the Obama administration is arguing for, in a crucial case now before the Supreme Court.
Baltimore and New York are requiring crisis pregnancy centers to disclose basic information about their services. But some judges say these ordinances violate the First Amendment.
The Constitution alone cannot keep the US from fighting wars it shouldn't be involved in—like the one in Libya.
As the US scales back the war in Afghanistan, shouldn't we be scaling back the sacrifices of civil liberties we've made here at home?