Constitution

Federal Court Rules Trump Violated the Constitution’s Emoluments Clauses

The Richmond, Virginia-based Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that President Donald Trump violated the Constitution's emoluments clauses. The…

2 years ago

Trump Complained That The Constitution Is Too Hard To Read

President Donald Trump has complained that the United States Constitution is too hard for him to read because it is…

2 years ago

Opinion: William Barr Foments the Growing Defiance of Democracy

Speaking before the Ohio Women’s Republican Club in Wheeling, West Virginia in February of 1950, Wisconsin Republican Senator Joseph McCarthy…

2 years ago

Opinion: Does Democracy Mean The People Can Elect A Criminal?

After last Thursday’s House vote to advance the inquiry into the impeachment of President Donald Trump, Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA)…

2 years ago

Trump’s Language Makes Our Wise Founding Leaders Sound like Wise Guys

In short, the danger in Trump’s language is that, for the surprisingly impressionable national audience, he degrades our democratic processes…

3 years ago

Trump Goes On Tirade Attacking The Constitution And Demands The Power To Throw Immigrants Out

Trump went on a tirade against the Constitution where he declared America his property and demanded the power to throw…

3 years ago

Bill Nye Brilliantly Quotes The Constitution To Prove That Trump Must Act On Climate Change

"It's in the U.S. Constitution, Article 1, Section 8, to promote the progress of science and useful arts."

5 years ago

Opinion: Texas GOP Bill Allows Officials to Refuse Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

"Texas Senate has no problem with taxpayer-funded discrimination against virtually anyone who doesn't meet a public official's personal [religious] standards."

5 years ago

Opinion: Trump Unleashes Hell By Rescinding Transgender Kids’ Protection

By following evangelical preachers’ edict to legalize discrimination against school-age children, Trump unleashed his theocrats and set a dangerous precedent.

5 years ago

Jeff Sessions Threatened With Lawsuit Just Minutes After Senate Confirmation

The ACLU continues to be on the front lines in the battle to resist the new administration.

5 years ago

Opinion: Lock Him Up – Virginia Seeks Contempt of Court Charge Against Trump

"When federal judges rule, government officials – up to and including the president – are supposed to obey or risk…

5 years ago

Opinion: Muslim Ban Protecting Trump Profits Is Impeachable Offense

Three Muslim nations Trump exempted from his ban on Muslims have Americans’ blood on their hands but he profits by…

5 years ago

Opinion: Trump Creates a Constitutional Crisis With Muslim Ban

Trump’s order includes the flagrantly unconstitutional detention of perfectly legal immigrants whose only crime is their national origin and religion.

5 years ago

Vice President Mike Pence Wants the Bible Taught As Science

The evangelical fundamentalists, all 13.2 percent of them, are appealing to vice president-elect Pence by petition and demanding that he,…

5 years ago

Trump Surrogate Still Promoting Prison for Journalists

Trump routinely made vague proposals to limit basic elements of press and internet freedom. His intent and disregard for the…

5 years ago

National Security Threatened By Religious Amendment In Defense Spending Bill

The Defense Authorization bill should be about making our country safe; not about codifying evangelical Republican hatred and intolerance.

5 years ago

It’s Time To Expel Senate Republicans For Violating the Constitution

"If Hillary Clinton becomes president, I am going to do everything I can to make sure four years from now,…

5 years ago

Trump Ally Sheriff Joe Arpaio Is Facing Federal Criminal Contempt Charges

“There is also probable cause to believe that many, if not all, of the statements were made to obstruct any…

5 years ago

GOP Platform’s Hideous Plan to “Rebirth” the Constitution

"If God-given natural rights come in conflict with government, court, or human-granted rights, God-given natural rights always prevail."

5 years ago

Republicans Amend Defense Bill With A Federal North Carolina Anti-LGBT Measure

This amendment authorizes taxpayer-funded discrimination; no taxpayer should be discriminated against because he or she is the ‘wrong’ religion."

6 years ago

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