14th amendment

President Donald Trump is looking to change the U.S. constitution and do away with birthright citizenship.
Laurence Tribe calls out the president for trying to "reverse the outcome of the Civil War" and rewrite the 14th Amendment.
A "men's rights" group argues the Military Selective Service Act violates the equal-protection clause in the Constitution.
“Our Constitution is a bipartisan document, designed to endure for ages,” George Conway and Neal Katyal wrote in an op-ed.
“Well, you obviously cannot do that,” the House speaker said.
Since the lawsuits and countersuits between the state of North Carolina and federal government, an interesting question arose in a New York Times article: "Can a law written in the heat of the civil rights movement generations ago, apply to people its drafters never intended to cover?"
As members of Congress -- as well as one candidate for the presidency -- repeatedly speak about rolling back women's reproductive rights, it's time to take a hard look at the actual status of women in the United States.
When any religious person claims that a sacred text is "dead" -- in that the understanding of its meaning is fixed forever -- they are directly at odds with their own idea of a living, active God
In 1789 the franchise was restricted to white men, but not all white men. Only those possessing a minimum amount of property or paid taxes could vote. In 1800, just three states permitted white manhood suffrage-the right to vote-- without qualification.
At the present time only six U.S. states allow adopted citizens unrestricted access to their own authentic birth certificates (AL, AK, CO, KS, ME, OR). Eight other states allow access but with restrictions that do not apply to non-adoptees in those states.
Check out the highlights from Wednesday's Supreme Court drama.
He made the comments during a major case about affirmative action at public universities.
In a contentious hearing, the Supreme Court shows deep divisions on whether race can remain a factor in college admissions.
If a majority of the justices get their way, the rules of the democratic process could get tougher than ever before.
The biggest voting rights case of the year may depend on a few sentences that never saw the light of day -- until now.