Bill of Rights

OPINION|Thomas: Modifying The 1st Amendment
December 15 marks the 226th anniversary to a written treasure. On that date in 1791, the Bill of Rights to the Constitution for the United States was ratified and inserted into the constitution.
Over the next few Fridays, leading up to the anniversary, I will be exploring the original ten amendments.…
Opinion | Phil Paleologos: Do You Favor the 28th Amendment?
There are currently 27 ratified amendments to our U.S. Constitution, of which the first ten are known as the Bill of Rights. About 8 years ago there was a bit of internet based politicking about proposing a constitutional amendment that would seek to require that laws apply equally to U...
No Fly, No Buy, No Way
"Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety." I'd love to accept credit for this quote, but at the risk of being labeled a Trump family member, attribution belongs to Benjamin Franklin...
Shame On Lowell
All right class, listen up. In the state that gave birth to the American Revolution, residents of Lowell, Massachusetts face a wrongheaded new requirement for obtaining unrestricted right-to-carry gun permits by having to submit a written "essay" to the chief of police that ex…