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26Apr 21
Supreme Court To Judge 2nd Amendment Concealed Handgun Case

Supreme Court to judge 2nd Amendment concealed handgun case

In the Constitution, the Second Amendment protects your right to own a gun. Does that include carrying a gun outside your home? The Supreme Court will decide early this fall. The case is about a New York state law that says a person can only carry a handgun if they…

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14Jan 19
Birthright Citizenship Outlined In 14th Amendment

Birthright citizenship outlined in 14th Amendment

The 14th Amendment was passed in July 1868, after the American Civil War. It provided US citizenship to people who had been enslaved within the country. Thirty years later, the Supreme Court ruled that people born in the United States were automatically citizens under the 14th amendment. In October 2018,…

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18Nov 16
What Is The Electoral College?

What is the Electoral College?

Last week, Donald Trump won the 2016 US presidential election even though more people actually voted for Hilary Clinton. How is this possible? Presidential elections in the United States actually have two parts. The first part is the popular vote. This is when people all around the country go to…

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