Tag Archives: constitution

Constitution Day panel discusses US foreign policy in the Middle East

Fresno State celebrated Constitution Day Wednesday by hosting a campus forum to discuss the constitutionality of America’s foreign policy actions in the Middle East. Constitution Day, formerly known as Citizenship Day, was established by a law passed by Congress in ...

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NSA spying under scrutiny

With the disclosure by the National Security Agency (NSA) that it conducted both domestic and international spying on United States citizens and foreign leaders in the past year, the right of privacy in technology use has been the subject of ...

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The era of compromise is over

The willingness to compromise is one of America’s great virtues. The original United States Constitution only became the supreme law of the land because of compromise. Famously, after both large states and small states quarreled over representation in the Congress, they compromised: in one house, states were represented by population, and in the other, states were represented equally.

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A new attempt for Equal Rights

The United States prides itself on the notion of liberty and justice for all, but when it's still struggling to ratify an amendment that simply seeks equality for half the population, one must ask, exactly whom does “all” include?

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Taking down USA’s political religion

Here in America, much emphasis is placed on our inherent rights as human beings. The idea of individuals having natural, God-given rights is ingrained into the souls of the citizens of our country.

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Free speech is for everyone

We take freedom of speech for granted in this country.

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Battle over Prop 8 money ongoing in ’09

California’s attorney general and election watchdogs are fighting back against a federal lawsuit seeking to bar disclosure of late donors to the state’s same-sex marriage ban.

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