What’s a constitution for, anyway? What good does one do? What use is it?
States vs. the Federal Government: Is Supremacy a New Fault Line?
In response to recent events, we want to explore a different clause in the Constitution—the Supremacy Clause—and raise the question: is this aspect of our government another fault line? Or is it actually solid bedrock that should remain unchanged?
The Democracy Constitution
After many years of finding fault with our founding document, Sandy had the chance to try to correct Framers’ missteps and to update it. So, how did he do it and what does it look like?
Your Turn! How Would You Write a New Constitution?
If you could design the structure of an entire governmental system from the ground up, the way the Framers did, how would you do it?
What IS “General Welfare?”
One of the purposes or goals of the Constitution is to “promote the general Welfare.” The Framers didn’t clarify what they meant by this term.
Why Didn’t the Framers Listen to Abigail Adams?
In the new Code of Laws which I supposed it will be necessary for you to make, I desire you would Remember the Ladies and be more generous and favorable to them than your ancestors.