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Policy: Constitutional Rights – U.S. Constitutional law addresses the scheme of government that the Constitution establishes, the powers that it confers, and the rights that it protects.

Policy: Civil Rights considers the law pertaining to discrimination on the basis of race, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, or religion

Proclamation on 100th Anniversary of the Ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment On this day in 1920, the 19th Amendment to our Constitution was ratified, securing the right to vote for women and marking a monumental step toward the “more perfect...
HB 196 removes “robbery, or aggravated robbery” from the list of attacks one is allowed to use deadly force against in Sections 9.32(a)(3)(B). But the use of deadly force with or without a firearm to prevent the loss of “tangible,...
Senator Ted Cruz of Texas testifies at the Gun Control Hearings on January 30, 2013.
Trump promoting religious freedom Trump 2020 senior legal adviser Jenna Ellis discusses the president's decision to unveil guidance and protections for public school prayer. Watch the latest video at foxnews.com President Trump acted in the best interests of the American people Thursday when...
Apple has decided to delay its plan to scan iPhones or iPads for child sex abuse images to “protect children” after facing fierce backlash. “Based on feedback from customers, advocacy groups, researchers, and others, we have decided to take additional time...
Miami, FL – U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) issued the following statement after the U.S. State Department published its annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices:  “The U.S. State Department’s annual human rights report is a critical tool used to shine a spotlight...
The FBI is receiving criticism for a tweet it posted on July 11 that suggests Americans should monitor “family members and peers” for signs of “mobilization to violence” and report “suspicious behaviors” in an effort to prevent extremist activities. “Family members and peers are...
WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump signed an executive order on June 2 to prioritize religious freedom in U.S. foreign policy and assistance programs. “Religious freedom for all people worldwide is a foreign policy priority of the United States, and the United States will respect and vigorously...