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A Series on the Constitutional Amendments: The Sixteenth

'When there’s a single thief, it’s robbery. When there are a thousand thieves, it’s taxation.' Vanya Cohen Taxes are a necessary evil and most people accept...
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A Series on the Constitutional Amendments: The Fifteenth

“A vote is like a rifle; its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.” -Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt The right to vote is one that many...
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A Series on the Constitutional Amendments: The Fourteenth

'No patent medicine was ever put to wider and more varied use than the Fourteenth Amendment.' ~ William O. Douglas In conjunction with the 13th Amendment,...
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A Victory for Equality! The Same-Sex Marriage Cake Case

How brilliant the 4th of June was, how excellent a milestone for freedom of expression in the west, when America did what the UK...
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US-N. Korea Summit Branded ‘Victory for Diplomacy’

The summit held yesterday between US President Donald Trump and supreme leader of North Korea Kim Jong-un has been heralded as a 'victory for...
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The Weekly Roundup – 10th June 2018

This week, our contributors have written on Crypto Ratings, immigration, Birmingham's Pride parade, the US Constitution, UK Prime Minister Theresa May's customs 'backstop' and...
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A Series on the Constitutional Amendments: The Thirteenth

'Struggling to end the war and to eliminate slavery once and for all by way of the 13th Amendment, with the amendment's prospective passage...
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The Weekly Roundup – 3rd June 2018

UK: Wales announced this week that it is extending its smoking ban, making it illegal to smoke in outdoor school spaces, playgrounds and hospital grounds. The purpose of...
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Liam Fox Claims Trump’s Tarrifs ‘Illegal’

International Trade Secretary Liam Fox has claimed that US tarrifs on steel and aluminium from Europe are ‘illegal’ and will be detrimental not only...
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The State of Polls in Britain and America

America goes to the polls in just over five months. On November 6th, one-third of the Senate and the entire House of Representatives is...