Supreme Court decisions are often controversial. After all, if people hadn’t disagreed over an important constitutional issue, their case would not have reached the highest court in America to begin with
What’s a constitution for, anyway? What good does one do? What use is it?
Can the government force Americans to be vaccinated? A Supreme Court case during a smallpox epidemic provides an answer, at least for now.
The Preamble to the US Constitution lays out the goals the Framers wanted to accomplish when they replaced the dysfunctional Articles of Confederation. In this month of Thanksgiving, we want to share our gratitude to the Framers for their aspirations. Let’s look at it phrase by phrase.