As every fifth-grader knows, our Founding Fathers rebelled against the British tea taxes primarily because the taxes were imposed upon the colonies without any representation in the British Parliament.
With two pro-gun marches approaching in Washington and Virginia, the NRA should make it clear that, no matter what their feelings about firearm regulation, there is no constitutional right to insurrection.
President Zardari has been accused of abusing the powers granted him by the constitution. Thus, giving them up is a political move, a last ditch effort to hang onto office after 18 months of political mishaps.
The Tea Partiers are not entirely wrong to warn about the potential of the state to repress freedom, but in overlooking the role of the state in ensuring these freedoms, they foolishly misread history.
I have a challenge to every prom committee out there in every city, town, and village across America. Show the world that we're not all like the parents and students of the Itawamba County School district.
The Court's monumentally wrong ruling in Citizens United v. FEC has laid bare the underbelly of the conservative legal project. It's time for progressives to have that honest brawl about why the Constitution itself points in a progressive direction.
The Constitution doesn't, it turns out, belong only to the handful of men who drafted it two hundred years ago. Ironically, it's thanks to the far-right bloc on the Court that Americans are more open than ever to hearing this message.
It's increasingly difficult to figure out which of the numerous organizations claiming to offer "reproductive health services" actually provide termination referrals and which are merely sham clinics established by right-wing religious activists.