ERA . . . Yes?
The Southwest facade of the Virginia State Capitol , Richmond.
14 Jan
2020
Written by Valerie Cumming

ERA . . . Yes? »

Nearly 100 years ago, the Equal Rights Amendment was first proposed, offering women “equality of rights under the law.” The problem? The ERA Read more…

Celebrate Constitution Week
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16 Sep
2019
Written by David Martin

Celebrate Constitution Week »

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On September 17, the United States will celebrate an important anniversary. On that date in 1787, 39 delegates to the Constitutional Convention added Read more…

Supreme Court Rules on Church vs. State Issue
Full-length view of the United States Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C.
26 Jun
2019
Written by Valerie Cumming

Supreme Court Rules on Church vs. State Issue »

Back in March, Election Central brought you the story of a forty-foot concrete cross that sparked a new debate over the separation of Read more…

Every Person, Counted
US Census taker greeting resident at the front door with a handshake.
10 Apr
2019
Written by Valerie Cumming

Every Person, Counted »

The 2020 census is coming up. Excited? You should be. According to the Constitution, the federal government must count up how many people Read more…

ERA . . . yes?
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28 Nov
2018
Written by Valerie Cumming

ERA . . . yes? »

Women and men have equal rights under the Constitution, right?

Wrong.

In fact, the proposed constitutional amendment which would guarantee equal rights to Read more…

The President vs. Anonymous
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12 Sep
2018
Written by Valerie Cumming

The President vs. Anonymous »

On September 5, the New York Times published an anonymous Op-Ed piece by a White House insider. This individual, only identified as a Read more…

Trump’s Immigration Ban Controversy
Mostafa Amini, secretary of the Islamic Center of New Mexico, speaks at a news conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico where activists denounced President Donald Trump's executive actions on immigration.
1 Feb
2017
Written by Valerie Cumming

Trump’s Immigration Ban Controversy »

Last Friday, President Trump issued an executive order on immigration that would ban Syrian refugees from entering the United States indefinitely, ban all Read more…

Electoral College Secures Trump’s Victory
California Electoral College member Benjamin Cardenas displays his ballots to television cameras after casting his votes for president and vice president at the Capitol in Sacramento on December 19, 2016.
21 Dec
2016
Written by Valerie Cumming

Electoral College Secures Trump’s Victory »

On Monday, the 538 members of the Electoral College met in capital cities across the nation to vote in favor of electing Donald Read more…

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