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From the Blog: ConSource Daily Preamble, 8/16

Fri, 16 Aug 2019


Here’s today’s rundown of the latest news, opinions and commentary related to the Constitution:

(Posting articles is not an endorsement of the beliefs expressed therein; it is purely for informational purposes.)

·      The Constitution in the News:

o   A constitutional amendment is the right way to reduce the power of moneyed special interests in politics, U.S. Senator Tom Udall wrote for TIME.

o   A preview of the Supreme Court’s “first major gun case in a decade” (The New Republic).

o   Is the U.S. Constitution Pro-Slavery? (Tablet Magazine)

o   Podcast: Journalist George Will on his constitutional philosophy ...

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