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December 15, 2015

Happy Bill of Rights Day: Please thank Virginia

Today is the 224th anniversary of our constitutional Bill of Rights. The ten amendments that make up the Bill of Rights were amendments number three through twelve of those originally proposed by the first Congress on Sept. 28, 1789. Thus, anyone who argues that our First Amendment is the most important because of its number ...

May 01, 2012

“Constituting America”

Constituting America is running a series of brief essays explaining the constitutional amendments. Over the next few days I join the conversation, discussing some of the lesser-known provisions of the Fourteenth Amendment. You can read my first contribution here. Other participants include W.B. Allen, Allison Hayward, and John Lott. ...