‘Conscience’ didn’t make the cut for the First Amendment.

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“…. the Senate adopted the first two parts of the House version but dropped ‘nor shall the rights of conscience be infringed.’ After that, a direct protection of the individual right of conscience never reappeared in the language of the final religion clauses.” - TGC

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Biden Joins the All-Stars of Constitutional Contempt

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“What the New York Times calls a ‘novel use of a law on workplace safety’ is an invented power that violates the letter and spirit of Article II’s limits …But as has been the case for much of Washington’s decade-long journey into constitutional contempt, this one will end up as pure partisan applesauce.” - The Dispatch

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Bush v. Gore: Lessons from a Litigated Election

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“Republicans’ constitutional advocacy never found its bearings until the eleventh hour and fifty-ninth minute of the case. The situation may have been salvaged in the end only through a prescient intervention—made separate from, perhaps unbeknownst to, lawyers formally representing George W. Bush.” - Law & Liberty

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