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    Sovereign Duty

    KrisAnne Hall talked about her book Sovereign Duty, in which she outlines what citizens can do to ensure that their constitutional rights are protected. She argued that the federal…

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    The Constitution Today

    Akhil Reed Amar talked about his book, The Constitution Today. He spoke with Jeffrey Rosen. They spoke at the National Constitution Center’s 2016 Bill of Rights Day Book Festival.

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    The Framers' Coup

    Michael Klarman talked about his book The Framers' Coup: The Making of the United States Constitution, in which he recalls the drafting of the U.S. Constitution, from its tenuous start, according to…

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    Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice

    Sheriff David Clarke spoke about urban law enforcement and constitutional issues. Opening remarks were made by activist Peggy Hubbard, a Navy veteran and the wife of a law enforcement officer, whose 2015 Facebook video…

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    Hernandez v. Mesa Oral Argument

    Reuters' Supreme Court correspondent Lawrence Hurley reviewed the previous day’s Supreme Court oral argument in Hernandez v. Mesa, which concerns the shooting death of a Mexican teenager,…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on the question, “Are there limits to free speech?” Throughout the program, representatives from the Newseum Institute’s…

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    David Hudson on Limits to Free Speech

    David Hudson, ombudsman with the Newseum Institute’s First Amendment Center, spoke by phone about the limitations to the First Amendment’s protections for freedom of speech.

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    Jordan Sekulow on Johnson Amendment

    Jordan Sekulow, executive director of the American Center for Law and Justice, spoke by phone about his organization’s calls to repeal the Johnson Amendment, is a U.S. tax code provision…

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    Matthew Bulger on the Johnson Amendment

    American Humanist Association Legislative Director Matthew Bulger spoke by phone about his organization’s opposition to repealing the Johnson Amendment, a U.S. tax code provision that bars…

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    Timothy Sands on College Campus Freedom of Speech

    Virginia Tech University President Timothy Sands spoke via Skype about free speech on college campuses.

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    Stanley Krutz on Freedom of Speech on College Campuses

    The Ethics and Public Policy Center’s Stanley Kurtz spoke via Skype about freedom of speech on college campuses.

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    Shall Not Be Infringed

    David Keene, author of Shall Not Be Infringed, spoke with Tom Donnelly, a senior fellow in constitutional studies at the National Constitution Center, about the Second Amendment. They spoke at…

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    Nelson v. Colorado Oral Argument

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in Nelson v. Colorado, a case questioning Colorado’s practice of not refunding court and other fees to people whose convictions of crimes were…

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    "Amending America" Exhibit

    Christine Blackerby and Jennifer Johnson gave a tour of the National Archives “Amending America” exhibit that marks the 225th anniversary of the ratification of the Bill of Rights on…

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    North Carolina and the Constitution

    Linda Monk talked about the role of North Carolina in ratifying the U.S. Constitution and demanding a Bill of Rights.

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    Freedom of Speech and the Trump Administration

    Fleming Rose, Robert Corn-Revere, and Francis Buckley talked about free speech in the Trump administration following the president’s reaction to protests at the University of California,…

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    Bill of Rights Debate

    Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton re-enactors debated the need for a Bill of Rights. December 2016 marked the 225th anniversary of the ratification of the Bill of Rights, the first…

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    Lynch v. Dimaya Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Lynch v. Dimaya, a case that will decide if the definition of a “crime of violence,” as it is used in deportation sections of immigration law, is…

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    Lee v. Tam Oral Argument

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in Lee v. Tam, a case testing whether the government’s refusal to register trademarks that can be seen as disparaging, such as racial slurs, violates First Amendment free…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on the role of the press in covering the White House and Washington, D.C.. The question was drawn from previous-day remarks by Trump…

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