U.S. Constitution

A lesson in close elections: This year’s presidential contest could put the Constitution to the test

"Americans are getting used to the idea of not immediately knowing the winner of the Nov. 3 presidential election. But what if, once each county and state have finished their final counts, the election ends in a tie? ...With 538 Electoral College votes up for grabs, President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden could, in theory, each get 269." - WORLD

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Christian Lawyer: Churches’ Rights and Responsibilities When Reopening in the Pandemic

"When a law would infringe on Americans’ fundamental freedoms, such as the freedom of religious exercise or the freedom of assembly, it is subject to what the law calls 'strict scrutiny,' which means that the courts will find a law unconstitutional unless the government can show three things..." - 9 Marks

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Founders: Removal from office is not the only purpose of impeachment

"As Congress moves toward a possible formal impeachment of President Donald Trump, they should consider words spoken at the Constitutional Convention, when the Founders explained that impeachment was intended to have many important purposes, not just removing a president from office." - The Conversation

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5 facts about the U.S. Constitution

Sept. 17 was Constitution Day... "2. The three-fifths compromise did not come about because the Founding Fathers considered African-Americans 'three-fifths of a person,' as NPR has asserted (at your expense). ... Northern states wanted to exclude all slaves from population totals – to reduce the political power of slave states." - Acton

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Justice Clarence Thomas slams the precedent worship, is itching to overturn Roe

"Thomas is a textualist who does not hesitate to reject court precedents when necessary, and he made that explicitly clear yesterday." - W. Examiner

Related: Justice Thomas Lays Out an Originalist’s Perspective on Stare Decisis

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