Tag: U.S. Constitution

Scholar’s Book Explores Origins of U.S. Constitution and Conflicts Among Founders Regarding its Intended Meaning

Scholar’s Book Explores Origins of U.S. Constitution and Conflicts Among Founders Regarding its Intended Meaning

By Tom McLaughlin Whether the issue is immigration, Supreme Court appointments, education, or gun control – just to name a few – the ideological battles once waged during the presidential race have only intensified during the early days of the Trump administration. “As these issues increasingly divide the country, people are still asking a familiar […]

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Original Intents: Nation’s Founders Had Differing Views on Constitution’s Meaning, Says Rutgers Scholar

Original Intents: Nation’s Founders Had Differing Views on Constitution’s Meaning, Says Rutgers Scholar

By Tom McLaughlin Gun control. Abortion. Immigration. Education. Supreme Court appointments. As these and countless other issues are debated this election season, a familiar, underlying question continues to be asked by American scholars and citizens alike: What is the role of the U.S. Constitution in deciding these arguments? Is the Constitution fluid – a living, […]

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